Stories it’s kind of amazing don’t get more attention: “The ABA Journal predicts that [Harvard lawprof, borrowing buff and Al Sharpton associate Charles] Ogletree, who has long advocated race-based reparations, will be the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Civil Rights Division during the Obama administration.” (cross-posted from Point of Law).
Wasn’t this the same post held by Bill-Of-Rights opponent Deval Patrick in the Clinton Administration?
Since the Republicans did keep slaves, but the Democrats did, why should Republicans have to pay reparations?
Sorry, “Republicans did not keep slaves…”
And why make those of us whose families moved here AFTER the Civil War foot the bill?
And will we track down the dependents of black slaveholders and tell then they don’t quality?
[…] reportedly, chief advisor on racial issues) to Democratic candidate Barack Obama; he’s being mentioned as a possible civil rights chief in the next administration. Not surprisingly, Ogletree has had much less to say about the […]
[…] General in charge of the Civil Rights Division during the upcoming Obama Administration. He has attracted controversy in the past for plagiarism and his association with Al Sharpton. (The Washington Examiner […]
[…] such as claiming that Obama’s election was only possible because he is part white, and his long-time advocacy of race-based reparations. Among liberal journalists, unlike the general public, these positions may not seem […]