Friday, August 5, 2011

Pat Buchanan Needs to Take the Word “Boy” Out of His Vocabulary

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black WorldScholarship in Action

Pat Buchanan, one of the most divisive political constructs of this century, made an interesting comment about President Barack Obama.  In a recent interview with Rev. Al Sharpton, Buchanan referred to President Obama as Sharpton’s “boy.”

The remark led to Sharpton responding with the kind of ferocity that the situation demanded, telling Buchanan that he needs to respect Barack Obama as his president and everyone’s president.   Buchanan initially refused to issue an apology, but eventually took the time to “clarify his remarks.”

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