Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic
Last week, the Rev. Jesse Jackson uttered what surely will become one of the most memorable — and crudest — comments of the 2008 campaign. (See above.)
Eric Easter, writing on EbonyJet.com, says that "it's not just what you say, it's where, how, when and to whom that matters as well." It highlights what some see as a growing disconnect between Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) and several prominent African Americans, who argue that he is moving to the center and catering to white voters too much.
How did you react to Jackson's comments? Do you agree with the sentiment behind them?