Saturday December 06, 2014
Quote of the Year
“We know President Obama wants a lasting deal on immigration, something to make taxes fairer, a little help from a caveman Congress on climate change. If he’s lucky, he might get some of the above. But one thing his worst opponents have never given him, and probably never will, is respect. R-E-S-P-E-C-T.
”From the day he took office, his legitimacy has been challenged, his American birth has been suspect, and he’s been personally insulted, lectured, yelled at and disrespected in public, by public figures, in a way that few if any American presidents have ever faced.“
-- Timothy Egan, ”A Deficit of Dignity,“ in The New York Times. Further reading from The Atlanta Black Star: ”The 10 Most Disrespectful Moments for Michelle and Barack Obama."
Wilson, Brewer, Munro.