I can’t begin to tell you how tired I am of getting e-mails from folks that either drag me through quickie tours of the bowels of slavery, the segregated south, Rodney King, O.J. Katrina or the latest rumor where Sarah Palin called somebody “Sambo”, or the YouTube video of the Black kid claiming that he is the father of Bristol Palin’s child–all in an attempt to convince me that as a member of the Black race, I should be voting for Obama.
Not one of the e-mails I have received from the E-underground railroad as of late go beyond reminders of the ol’ South, Jim Crow, Bull Connor and nooses to convince me why I should vote with the Black block. Using the fear that nooses could swing again in trees or an attack from a police dog is eminent unless I vote ‘the right way’ doesn’t work with me.
What really gets me is that folks out there are actually running with some of these rumors as if they were true. These are GROWN folks I’m talking about.
I absolutely L-O-V-E my people, but I tell ya’, I getting real tired of this one-trick pony we trot out every election season. Most of the world is talking about the state of the global economy and many of us are stuck on finding the invisible Arctic Negroes Palin could have offended…