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  • An activist who is working toward ending racism and has made progress in America?

    3 6.12%
  • An activist who is working toward ending racism in America and has had no impact?

    0 0%
  • An activist who is working toward ending racism and has had a negative impact?

    3 6.12%
  • A racist who is working toward dividing America?

    19 38.78%
  • A person who exploits what he can for his own self interest?

    40 81.63%
  • Something else. Please explain.

    5 10.20%
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Thread: Al Sharpton

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    Re: Al Sharpton

    Decorum (and forum rules,) prevent me from saying what Al Sharpton is.

    You know what he is. I know what he is. I suppose it doesn't need saying after all.

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    Re: Al Sharpton

    A person who exploits what he can for his own self interest? He views people as suckers just like Hannity, Limbaugh and all the others and makes a fine profit doing so. Capitalism at its finest.

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    Re: Al Sharpton

    He is an activist that has done some good things for the African American community but also damaged that community from time to time when he choose bad causes to support. It seems he also profited from his image and his stature among African Americans something that has not damaged the fight itself but it has damaged his role and stature in that fight against racism. All in all it has made him less important or influential IMO.
    If his own campaign does not trust him with a twitter account, how can anyone trust Donald Trump with the nuclear codes?

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    Re: Al Sharpton

    Al Sharpton is an opportunist scumbag that is out to exploit race and keep division relevant in order to make money... piece of ****.
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    Re: Al Sharpton

    Quote Originally Posted by Lovebug View Post
    A person who exploits what he can for his own self interest? He views people as suckers just like Hannity, Limbaugh and all the others and makes a fine profit doing so. Capitalism at its finest.
    Difference is that Hannity and Rush actually believe their crap... I don't think Sharpton does and that makes him worse.
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    Re: Al Sharpton

    Quote Originally Posted by Hard Truth View Post
    Sharpton is very significant as the perfect symbol of uppity black race hustlers to right wingers, which allows them to discredit any cause with his involvement. Poor black people with an issue they are trying to bring to the public's attention appreciate that he publicizes their causes. (even though his involvement hurts their credibility as much as it helps create attention) To everyone else he is insignificant.
    Yep, this about sums it up.

    It is amusing what a boogeyman he is to most right wingers, yet those same right wing clowns tend to hold race baiters like Limbaugh and Donald Trump in high regard.

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    Re: Al Sharpton

    He's insignificant in my world.... but I'm sure he's an alright dude.

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    I'm kind of a big deal

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    Re: Al Sharpton

    Definitely A person who exploits what he can for his own self interest. He is a media Mutt

    did he care about race relations at one time? probably
    does he still? maybe
    do they REALLY matter to him? IMO not unless he can get fame and attention from them
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    Re: Al Sharpton

    Quote Originally Posted by Kreton View Post
    A person who exploits what he can for his own self interest?
    This one.
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    Re: Al Sharpton

    Quote Originally Posted by gdgyva View Post
    i would be surprised if one person on this board defended who and what he is....

    to me....he is a cancer

    and causes problems everywhere he goes
    I can think of a couple people who who might.
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