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Senate leader Reid apologizes for racist comments about Obama: ” Light Skinned” with “No Negro Dialect”

Posted in Harry Reid, Health Care, Obama, Racism with tags , , , , , , , , on January 10, 2010 by saynsumthn

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid went into damage control over the weekend, mobilizing a raft of supportive statements both in Washington, D.C., and Nevada after news broke that during the 2008 presidential campaign he said Barack Obama had an advantage because he’s “light-skinned” and has “no Negro dialect” unless he wants to employ it.