Posted by Sigismund on December 26, 2008, at 19:40:20
In reply to Chris Saltzman, posted by fayeroe on December 26, 2008, at 19:15:39
>That column, penned by cultural critic David Ehrenstein, argued that Obama could serve as a balm to whites who felt guilty about past treatment of African Americans.
It's odd. Why are the people at the centre so provincial?
Part of Obama's background is obviously from East Africa, not west Africa, which is where the slaves came from (isn't it?).
I know they're all d*rk**s, but even so.