Bob Parks: It's Always Been All About Race

Excerpt: I think we all know what’s coming. The ramp up to the November general election will be ugly. That’s the very nature of politics today. But it’s what’ll happen afterwards that should be cause for concern. America is a racially fractured nation, okay? Let’s be honest here. Despite all our overtures and marches and Kumbaya moments, when the rubber meets the road, the race issue is that which always seems makes us swerve into the ditch. You thought the aftermath of the 2000 election was unfortunate? Just wait and see what happens if Barack Obama loses.

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