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Sunday, March 08, 2020

The Rev. Jesse Jackson endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for president on Sunday, offering support that the senator and his team hope will rally black voters to their side ahead of a make-or-break Democratic primary race in Michigan. "With the exception of Native Americans, African-Americans are the people who are most behind socially and economically in the United States, and our needs are not moderate," Jackson, a longtime civil rights activist and presidential candidate in 1984 and 1988, said in a statement. "A people far behind cannot catch up choosing the most moderate path."

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Bit of a surprise coming from the guy who wanted to cut Obama's doo-dads off!

#1 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-03-08 06:46 PM | Reply

The Biden Bros. are pissed that a black man got out of line and supported Sanders.

#2 | Posted by LIVE_OR_DIE at 2020-03-08 06:55 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

First sex, and now race, are off the table come November?

I think this is a stealth Biden endorsement.

#3 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-03-08 07:05 PM | Reply

"I think this is a stealth Biden endorsement.

POSTED BY SNOOFY "

Yep. Same strategy we open primary states use.

#4 | Posted by goatman at 2020-03-08 07:07 PM | Reply

Only way his gets interesting is if Sanders declines the endorsement, like Biden did with Comey...

Bernie's the one tainted with "identity politics" now.
Biden is for us regular white people, who don't realize that identifying as a white person is an act of identity politics.

#5 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-03-08 07:14 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

EVERYONE knows JJ was in MLK'S posse and that's it. JJ doesn't rep blacks. Neither does Al Sharpton. Biden don't need the black vote. He has the Latino vote. Tht's all he needs. Watch.

#6 | Posted by MisterCarajo at 2020-03-08 07:22 PM | Reply

This is....sad.

Jackson, Sharpton etc...they all got royally eclipsed when Obama was elected.

They are to Black America what a horse and buggy is alongside a Car.

#7 | Posted by Tor at 2020-03-08 07:36 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

Jesse Jackson might be the kiss of death. No one is listening to his crooked and corrupt ass anymore. And to think this idiot once ran for President.

#8 | Posted by boaz at 2020-03-08 08:04 PM | Reply

Jesse Jackson is why the Democrats have so many superdelegates, Boaz!
He was doing a little too well for everyone's comfort in the 80s.
Democrats were worried he was gonna do what Trumpers have done to the GOP.

#9 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-03-08 08:10 PM | Reply

#7

Pasty white neckbeard Tor telling black men how to be black.

#10 | Posted by LIVE_OR_DIE at 2020-03-08 08:32 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

Their time has come and gone.

You'll never hear about Obama getting in fist fights, hating on Jews, having an affair, having a show on a cable news network, or grumbling about wanting to -------- someone while on fox news.

They are in the mold of the father in guess who's coming to dinner and he is in the mold of the son.

#11 | Posted by Tor at 2020-03-08 09:24 PM | Reply

Why's everybody so down on Jesse. He's just a man.At least he stood up. There's some eloquence in that. He was often wrong but so is everybody.
Bernie should take his endorsement in the spirit in which it was given.
Whatever that is?

#12 | Posted by Effeteposer at 2020-03-08 10:07 PM | Reply

White people are accurately typecast.

#13 | Posted by fresno500 at 2020-03-08 10:34 PM | Reply

EFFETEPOSER

"Bernie should take his endorsement in the spirit in which it was given."

Bernie needs delegates, not spirit. Jackson is one South Carolina primary too late.

#14 | Posted by Twinpac at 2020-03-09 04:35 AM | Reply

Jesse: just another poverty pimp looking for a handout, a limo to ride in, a cushy no-work job and one last shot at credibility. His time is so far gone its sad...

#15 | Posted by catdog at 2020-03-09 09:31 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Token: "Jesse Jackson is NOT THE KING OF BLACK PEOPLE!"
Randy Marsh: "... but he told me he is."

#16 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2020-03-09 10:01 AM | Reply

Sanders pays homage to the Reverend, gets his blessing.

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#17 | Posted by nullifidian at 2020-03-09 11:46 AM | Reply

Jesse Jackson might be the kiss of death. No one is listening to his crooked and corrupt ass anymore. And to think this idiot once ran for President.

#8 | POSTED BY BOAZ

You're right. We should only listen to crooked and corrupt white people, like everyone associated with Trump. I bet he would have actually been a better president than Trump. But then, who wouldn't be better than Trump (maybe Caribou Barbie)?

#18 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2020-03-09 11:49 AM | Reply

I think it's great that all black activists are subject to the approval of white America, don't you? Now, let's let black people decide who should represent white people.

/s

#19 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2020-03-09 11:53 AM | Reply

Heaven forbid white people have an opinion.

#20 | Posted by Tor at 2020-03-09 02:26 PM | Reply

Well, you know what they say about opinions.

Besides, I don't see any reason black people should care what opinions white people have about the political preferences of black people. Individual white people aside, America has never given a crap about what black people in this country want (see: slavery, black codes, Jim Crow, lynching, poll taxes, "literacy tests", public school segregation, FHA discrimination, GI Bill discrimination, redlining, restrictive covenants, etc.).

#21 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2020-03-09 04:28 PM | Reply

A bunch of people who never had any intention of voting for Sanders criticizing one of his endorsements.

Who cares?

#22 | Posted by JOE at 2020-03-09 04:37 PM | Reply

"Why's everybody so down on Jesse."

He lied about and used the events surrounding MLK for his own personal gain, for one.

#23 | Posted by sentinel at 2020-03-09 04:51 PM | Reply

A Jesse Jackson endorsement is about as useful as one from Pat Robertson.

Meanwhile, Biden has now been endorsed by both of the black candidates who ran against him in the current primary.

#24 | Posted by sentinel at 2020-03-09 04:54 PM | Reply

I'm pretty sure a good chunk of America does care what black people want and have provably done so since the Civil War that was fought in mainly by white people against other white people.

#25 | Posted by Tor at 2020-03-09 08:00 PM | Reply

The endorsement and $2 will get Bernie a latte.

#26 | Posted by 6thPersona at 2020-03-09 09:03 PM | Reply

Civil War that was fought in mainly by white people against other white people.

...Followed by 100 years of legal racial discrimination for the next 100 years. It was a war about whether white people had the right to own black people. So blacks should be, I dunno, grateful to white people? In the meantime, blacks were prevented by government policy from accumulating wealth over that 100 years while white people accumulated all they could, leaving blacks in this country 100 years behind whites in the accumulation of wealth, which is the root of the discrepancy we see today. The US Government owes black people for 100 years of government enforced discrimination (not to mention the 300 years before that).

#27 | Posted by WhoDaMan at 2020-03-09 10:40 PM | Reply

"The US Government owes black people for 100 years of government enforced discrimination (not to mention the 300 years before that).

The US Government didn't create slavery or Jim Crow laws. Hard to argue it's culpable for things dating back before its existence.

#28 | Posted by sentinel at 2020-03-09 11:46 PM | Reply

"Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States. All were enacted in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by state legislatures after the Reconstruction period."

#29 | Posted by sentinel at 2020-03-09 11:49 PM | Reply

"The US Government didn't create slavery or Jim Crow laws."

State and local US Governments created slavery and Jim Crow laws, then?

You sure your Swastika is pointing the right way on this issue?

#30 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-03-09 11:52 PM | Reply

Wow, it must have been a tough day for Angry Joe for him to come into the thread and immediately wave the "Who cares?" white flag.

#31 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2020-03-10 12:04 AM | Reply

State and local US Governments created...

One of your lamest attempts at dive bomb trolling in a looooong time.

#32 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2020-03-10 12:05 AM | Reply

"Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States. All were enacted in the late 19th and early 20th centuries by state legislatures after the Reconstruction period."

POSTED BY SENTINEL AT 2020-03-09 11:49 PM | REPLY

You conveniently left out Plesy vs Ferguson which codified separate but equal as the law of the land until Brown so Yes the US Government did help create Jim Crow laws

#33 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2020-03-10 12:25 AM | Reply

"State and local US Governments created...
One of your lamest attempts at dive bomb trolling in a looooong time."

Doesn't seem off target to me...
Our state and local governments, they exist outside the continuum of being US governments?
The United States is not a Federation of governments?

#34 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-03-10 01:01 AM | Reply

"You conveniently left out Plesy vs Ferguson"

And Dred Scott.
And fugitive slave laws.

He's not only a Swastika rehabilitator, he's a revisionist historian.
Come to think of it, those are the same thing!

#35 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-03-10 01:04 AM | Reply

"Hymie town" Jesse supporting Bernie? What's the price?

#36 | Posted by willowby at 2020-03-10 01:10 AM | Reply

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