[…] The above-quoted e-mail forward reproduces passages taken from Barack Obama’s two books — Dreams from My Father (1995) and The Audacity of Hope — with the presumed intent of presenting Obama as a self-declared racist. However, these cherry-picked statements are all presented devoid of context, and some of them are reworded from the original (or apparently non-existent). […]
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I don’t care where this one originated, and I don’t have any interest in debating possible sources. Sufficient to say: It’s another fine example of the “politics as usual” that needs to go away.