Black Entertainment Television founder Robert L. Johnson (who is no longer associated with the iconic cable channel) is promoting the presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton (D-NY), and remarks he made concerning her chief rival, Barack Obama (D-IL) have sparked a war of words between the two camps. Johnson said that African Americans have been looking for a candidate with Obama’s superficial attributes for a long time, and now that they have one, it’s difficult to campaign against him — although that is what Johnson wishes to do on policy grounds. Meanwhile, Johnson’s ex-wife is backing Obama.
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