[…] Senator John McCain, “who says he will court the African-American vote this year and campaign in places Republicans often shun,” spoke in Memphis on Friday to mark the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
But his speech was met with boos and interruptions from many in the audience, as he apologized for repeatedly opposing the creation of a holiday to celebrate King’s legacy.
(The image of a black man holding an umbrella over McCain’s head while he gave the speech didn’t exactly complement the moment.) […]
And now for your inspiration, in order to balance that hypocrisy, allow me to suggest, Dr. Martin Luther King: