Just Saying

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 12:19 PM

When asked on NY1 last night if he thought Reps. Charlie Rangel and Maxine Waters were being targeted for congressional ethics investigations because of their race, the Rev. Calvin Butts Jr. offered this gem:

“I will never say that. But it surely looks that way.”

Butts is an influential pastor in Harlem who is no stranger to politics. Among his highlights was endorsing Hillary Clinton in the 2008 Democratic presidential primary.


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I don't understand why, in the face of strong evidence for the alleged misdeeds, AND considering his age 80, AND long distinguished career of service, why doesn't he just say, "I will retire - not run again for re-election." (?) He doesn't have to resign at this point, but it does seem pretty much in denial for him to just continue to forge ahead.

Aug. 18 2010 06:35 AM

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