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vaberella Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-18-11 04:11 PM
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156. What ever good point should have been lost when he suggested Obama's DNA affected his policies.
Because I don't know how his White Mother could have influenced his policy decisions. The entire argument made by West was associating Obama's supposed disassociation with the poor and lack of managing populism or political capital and policy decisions/appointments with his White Mother, White middle class upbringing (which is ultimately his DNA)----as though to say his White side causes him to be disconnected with poor people.

If you paid attention to his words you would see that. And that is what offends so many people and I don't see how ANYONE can defend this or even say...well I didn't agree with anything but this or that point---because I said this or that point is associated with some sort of biological determination which West attests too. That is unacceptable and basically racist---without being racist. People raged about Reverend Wright---well this isn't too far from that and I find West's claims even worse. Because at least Wright never touched the biological area to suggest all White people are evil in their genes. But West basically suggest something of that nature.
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