‘He’s a Mouse’: Russell Simmons Speaks Some Truth on Obama

by Paul Street

Take it from the “CEO of hip-hop” or take it from an officially marginal radical like yours truly: Obama is not the great progressive hope so many desperate and/or confused left-liberals and others seem to think he is. If they must proceed with electoral politics – and its not clear that the narrow spectrum U.S. version merits much Left investment – real progressives would do better to support the 2008 Green Party candidate, Kucinich or even (closer to the “mainstream”) Russell Simmons’ friend John Edwards.

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