President’s Speech: Perspective or Presumption?

President 2013-07-19RANCHO SANTA FE, Ca., July 23, 2013 – On July 19, 2013, President Obama chose to speak at a Press Conference about the African American community’s possible perspective of the Trayvon Martin tragedy. Almost immediately, those with a strong predisposition to the Left hailed his speech as one of the most important of his career, while those who lean as heavily toward the Right denounced the speech as racially divisive.

As is usually the case with extreme viewpoints, each position offers a modicum of truth filtered through a lens of political prejudice. The opportunity to make progress is often lost because bias is frequently communicated with more vigor than rational thought … Read more

 

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