NAACP UPDATE….The three Democratic candidates who were blasted by NAACP President Kweisi Mfume for missing a forum on Monday have been pounded into submission after being allowed to make amends on Wednesday:

Following [Dennis] Kucinich’s five-minute speech, the moderator goaded him to offer an official apology, saying: “We have heard the explanation, does the congressman need to say something else?”

Kucinich replied: “I’m very sorry I wasn’t able to be here, amazing grace, how sweet it is, once was lost, now I’m found.”

I’m sorry, but regardless of whether the candidates were right or wrong, this is revolting. A display of raw power is one thing, but publicly treating presidential candidates like small children ? “does the congressman need to say something else?” ? is beyond the pale. They should be ashamed of themselves.

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