Subject: What if …
Obama/Biden vs McCain/Palin, what if things were switched
around? Think about it.
Would the country’s collective point of view be different? Could
racism be the culprit?
Ponder the following:
What if the Obamas had paraded five children across the stage,
including a three month old infant and an unwed, pregnant teenage daughter?
What if Harvard Law
What if Barack Obama finished fifth from the bottom of his
What if McCain had only married once and Obama was a divorcee?
What if Obama was the candidate who left his first wife after a
severe disfiguring car accident?
What if Obama had met his second wife in a bar and had a long
affair while he was still married?
to pain killers but also had stolen the drugs from the American Voluntary Medical Team, her own charity, and had been investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration?
What ifgraduated from Harvard?
What if Obama had been a member of the Keating Five?
(The Keating Five were five United States Senators accused of
corruption in 1989, igniting a major political scandal as part of the larger
Savings and Loan crisis of the late 1980s and early 1990s.)
What if McCain was a charismatic, eloquent speaker?
What if Obama couldn’t read from a teleprompter?
What if Obama was the one who had military experience that
included discipline problems and a record of crashing seven planes?
What if Obama was the one who was known to display publicly, on
many occasions, a serious anger management problem?
What if Michelle Obama’s family had made their money from beer
What if the Obama’s had adopted a white child?
You could easily add to this list. If these questions reflected
reality, do you really believe the election numbers would be as close as
This is what racism does. It covers up, rationalizes and minimizes
positive qualities in one candidate and emphasizes negative
qualities in another when there is a color difference.
Columbia University – B.A. Political Science with a Specialization
in International Relations.
Harvard – Juris Doctor (J.D.) Magna Cum Laude
University of Delaware – B.A. in History and B.A. in Political Science
Hawaii Pacific University – 1 semester
North Idaho College – 2 semesters – general study
University of Idaho – 2 semesters – journalism
Matanuska-Susitna College – 1 semester
University of Idaho – 3 semesters – B.A in Journalism
Education isn’t everything, but this is about the two highest
offices in the land as well as our standing in the world.