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Critics Blast Bush for Declining NAACP Invite

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Critics Blast Bush for Declining NAACP Invite

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Critics Blast Bush for Declining NAACP Invite

Critics Blast Bush for Declining NAACP Invite

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President Bush has drawn criticism for declining to address the NAACP's annual convention in Philadelphia. Critics say Bush's refusal reflects a disregard for African-American concerns. Republicans charge the NAACP has become a veritable wing of the Democratic Party. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne, talk show host Armstrong Williams and Bruce Payne of Duke University.