The Corner

Pot Calling The Kettle … Uhh, Scratch That

The Rev. Jesse

Jackson has weighed in on the search for a new head football coach at the

University of Alabama.

Jesse believes that an African-American should be considered for the job.

Said Jesse, “You shouldn’t get these jobs by incest and an inheritance. You

should get them based upon some track record of service.” Mmm-hmm. How do

you suppose Jackson’s sons, who had no experience in the field, landed a

multimillion-dollar Anheuser-Busch distributorship in Chicago? Was the fact

that their father had previously led boycotts of the company was of no

matter? And how is it that Wall Street business gets steered toward those

who pay to play as part of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition’s Wall Street Project?

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