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My welcome back it is damage control time for senate majority leader Harry Reid after an explosive new book.
Called game change.
Has some comments he made about the president here is a quote from the book.
He read was wowed by Obama's oratorical gifts and believe that the country was ready to embrace a black presidential candidate especially one such as Obama.
A light skinned African American with no negro dialect and -- he wanted to have one as he said privately.
-- it's been apologizing all weekend to the president and the nation's black leaders but it's saying sorry and up to his right now this president of the National Action Network.
Reverend Al Sharpton you got a call from -- on Saturday night.
Not a call lot of concerts I've talked him down to you is about legislation.
And I told him as he says I think his comments will bird.
Oh pulled lead chosen words negro dialect I was offended.
-- -- offended by what he said I was offended by the reference that you were done it I think dole to say that wouldn't see it is indeed win media compare one.
-- your list this.
To whip Trent Lott -- It is insulting to the intelligence of the American people Trent lot -- then did they Dixiecrat.
For running for office who left the Democratic Party to run to fight integration.
How do you couldn't pay -- Trent Lott saying that I wish this guy we get -- days.
Where where blacks -- have been in the back LaBeouf confessed with a that was run and on.
To a -- saying why a black could be elected president now he said he didn't insensitive way.
But -- electing a black president compared to a guy that was saying I wish this guy did what that would have kept blacks is segregation.
Let me cook what this is outraged do you see do you see when people say well these clearly double standard because of all the Democrats just say okay we have -- you look.
Could it be a double standard would you compare and something that is that all -- see you all -- you take -- now lets you just send that you found his comment to be offensive.
If you say it took me reverend Sharpton.
You are they.
Wording it used to -- terror.
That's races at -- views of reverend Sharpton.
You've been overweight I would be offended but is not the same thing would have.
Harry Reid says there's no way -- didn't -- it -- terrible to say you wishes segregationist had been the president.
-- you ready to say the opposite result what while black.
Could be -- What the hair and goatee Jack Reed said Harry Reid and who is a senator from Rhode Island said.
That Harry Reid made a misstatement he owned up to -- you apology didn't.
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Why he felt his candidate Barack Obama -- would when he was applauding -- Obama the bulls are somewhat.
Saying don't vote for him because he's black now -- I federated in some of the materials that you said you were offended by bite part of that comment.
But also the you've got to come up with some way to hold people accountable and whether I read or whether it's Joe Biden for Joe Biden's great I was offended by Joe Biden would we -- -- -- no Joe Biden.
That the time was running it gives Barack Obama so.
This little consistent pattern when people say it's something.
That was insensitive.
Where we'd say that's wrong what we won't -- you can't call saying I was specific -- -- want -- kids that like distance -- -- -- talk about something else in the book and it is about Bill Clinton.
Was talking to Ted Kennedy did and Clinton was trying to get Ted's endorsement of senator Kennedy's endorsement for Hillary.
And he said regarding Barack Obama a few years ago this guy would have been getting -- coffee.
And then it it I think that's far more disturbing not -- president could not think that's what more disturbing because this is someone seeking.
To stop mr.
Obama's campaign religion direct reference.
I don't go to context in which he said it but that is far more disturbing to me.
Then even the it's the comments that will -- a mystery so you are offended by Paula clintons and that Barack Obama have -- -- -- Happy -- he would have didn't get nuts coffee drag that into context they say he said it.
That he'd be very offensive to me I would definitely take a mystical -- not as I didn't South Carolina.
-- made -- statements about what was what I remember it was in the news you gonna call him up he doesn't call me so I guess I'll have to Mexico all right.
Right Reverend Al Sharpton was a pleasure thank you much.
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