Thursday, October 30, 2008

Could racism be the culprit?

What if things were switched around? Think about it. Would the country's
collective point of view be different? Could racism be the culprit????

What if the Obama's had paraded five children across the stage,
following the debate, including a three month-old infant and an unwed,
pregnant teenage daughter?

What if John McCain was a former president of the Harvard Law Review?
What if Barack Obama finished fifth from the bottom of his college
graduating class?

What if McCain had only married once, and Obama was divorced? What if
Obama had met his second wife in a bar and had a long affair while he
was still married?

What if Michelle Obama was the wife who not only became addicted to pain
killers but also acquired them illegally through her charitable

What if Cindy McCain graduated from Harvard?

What if Obama had been a member of the Keating Five? (The Keating Five
were five United States Senators accused of corruption in 1989, igniting
a major political scandal as part of the larger Savings and Loan crisis
of the late 1980s and early 1990s.)

What if Obama couldn't read from a teleprompter?

What if Obama was the one who had military experience that included
discipline problems and a record of crashing seven planes?

What if Obama was the one who was known to publicly display a serious
anger management problem?

What if Michelle Obama's family had made their money from beer

This is what racism does. It covers up, rationalizes and minimizes
qualities in one candidate and emphasizes negative characteristics in
another when there is a color difference.

And consider the candidates' educational backgrounds:

Barack Obama: Columbia University - B.A. Political Science with a
Specialization in International Relations. Harvard - Juris Doctor (J.D.)
Magna Cum Laude

Joseph Biden: University of Delaware - B.A. in History and B.A. in
Political Science.
Syracuse University College of Law - Juris Doctor (J.D.)

John McCain:United States Naval Academy - Class rank: 894 of 899

Sarah Palin: Hawaii Pacific University - 1 semester North Idaho College
- 2 semesters - general study University of Idaho - 2 semesters -
journalism Matanuska-Susitna College - 1 semester University of Idaho -
3 semesters - B.A. in Journalism (Sports Broadcasting)

Education isn't everything, but this is about the two highest offices in
the land as well as our standing throughout the world. You make the call.

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