Talkin’ Loud and Sayin’ Nuthin’!
James Brown nailed it in 1972 with the two-part funk commentary he dedicated to “politicians who were running their mouths but had no knowledge of what life was like for a lot of people in [the United States]” and “some of the cats on their soapboxes … who were telling the people one thing while manipulating their emotions for personal gain.”
Both types were in abundance at this past weekend’s 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, the Rev. Al Sharpton as convenor in chief.
Leid Stories reveals the true motives behind the event – which should remove any lingering doubt about the Democratic Party’s willingness, interest or capacity to respond to the unique needs of its staunchest supporters.