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Calling Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson a "house negro," The Shadow League sports blogger Carron J. Phillips is criticizing older African-American luminaries for supporting President Donald Trump and disagreeing with the Democrats' radical politics.
The racist insult of Carson (see file photo) came as part of a story criticizing Bob Johnson, long regarded as a model of success for African-Americans, but who is straying from the "plantation," calling the Democrats too far Left and buddying up to President Trump. Phillips isn't having any of it. He criticized Johnson, the co-founder of BET and majority owner of the NBA's Charlotte Hornets because he's no longer "doing it for the culture."
Phillips - Headline - Reads - Bob - Johnson
Phillips' headline reads, "We Shouldn’t Be Surprised That Bob Johnson’s Praising Trump, Again" and his sub-head complains, "It’s always disappointing when our history makers pander to people who’ve never cared for us."
Johnson became the first African American majority owner of an NBA team and the first black person to crack Forbes’ billionaire list. He voted Hillary Clinton for president in the 2016 election, but later turned down a cabinet position offered by President Trump. He was "the man," Phillips writes. "But that was then, and this is now. And recently, Johnson hasn’t necessarily been 'doing it for the culture.'” Neither have former NFL great Jim Brown and Secretary Carson.
Sacrilege - Left - Johnson - CNBC - Week
Speaking sacrilege to the Left, Johnson said to CNBC earlier this week, “The (Democratic) party in my opinion, for me personally, has moved too far to the left. And for that reason, I don’t have a particular candidate (I’m supporting) in the party at this time. I think at the end of the day, if a Democrat is going to beat Trump, then that person, he or she, will have to move to the center and you can’t wait too long to...
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