Here I was, thinking all along that the Presidential campaign was not about the color of someone’s skin, it was supposed to be about the issues, right?
Well, apparently Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee Joe Biden thinks otherwise. This campaign IS about race.
Biden, campaigning in Charlotte, said Sunday that choosing a black
candidate would be a "transformative event in American politics and
So that’s why we should vote for Obama? Not because he’s the better candidate, or his policies will better direct our nation, but because he’s black.
If a Republican had come out and said anything like that, the chattering class would have immediately called that statement "racist." But Biden says it, and it makes front page news.’
Why hasn’t Obama come out and denounced Biden’s statement? He could say that he would rather have the campaign about issues than about race. But Obama’s silence indicates he’s ok with that being the message.