Former Congressional Black Caucus Chair Congresswoman Barbara Lee Discusses President Obama’s Election Prospects

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Former Congressional Black Caucus Chair Congresswoman Barbara Lee Discusses President Obama’s Election Prospects

January 27, 2012
for Immediate Release
Angela Hoffman

Press Advisory:

In an exclusive interview on The Hutchinson Report Newsmaker Hour on KTYM 1460 AM Radio and heard nationally on six stations and in fifty cities and Washington D.C.  nationally on the Hutchinson Newsmaker Network, on Friday, January 27, 9:30AM PST and Saturday, January 28, 7:00 PM PST, former Congressional Black Caucus Chair Congresswoman Barbara Lee takes a hard look at the pitfalls and prospects for President Obama’s reelection. Lee tells what the President must do to win over independents and fire up  wavering Democrats.

“President Obama’s reelection hinges on  winning subatantial backing from independent voters and insuring that Democrats turn out in droves,”  says Political Analyst and Hutchinson Report Host Earl Ofari Hutchinson, “It’s a daunting task and Congresswoman Lee will tell what the president must do to accomplish that reelection goal.”

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Put “President” in front of Newt Gingrich and there’s an even chance “white supremacy” could be put in front of his presidential moniker.  The suddenly surging Gingrich upped his racially loaded pandering scorecard with the resurface of a handwritten first draft of a series of talks he prepared in 1993 a couple of years before his ascendancy to House Speaker for his prescription for “renewing American civilization”. Gingrich initially scrawled that while Asians, and presumably whites, understood how to build businesses and acquire wealth, Latinos were sorely lacking in wealth and business acumen and blacks were even more hopelessly ignorant of what it took to succeed in the business world.

Gingrich cited no figures, studies, or research to document his blatant falsehood. But he really didn’t need to for two reasons. By the time a member of Gingrich’s staff typed up the notes and prepared the speech for delivery at the National Review Institute, the racially inflammatory digs had been scrubbed out. By the time he delivered the talks they appeared to be racially neutered and came off as just Gingrich pontificating on the his stock tout of free enterprise, personal strength and values, American resolve, and America’s alleged technological superiority.

The other reason Gingrich’s racial pandering passed under the public radar scope is that the GOP had long refined the art of racial code speak. So Gingrich simply entitled his talks “the five pillars of American civilization.” It was understood that talk of values, strength, enterprise, and technology punctuated with the caption “American civilization” was a not so subtle way of boasting of the alleged paramount role of whites in building American civilization and the alleged drain on building American civilization by Latinos, and especially blacks.

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