Marion Barry Chooses Name Over Race Over Gender!

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DC council member Marion “America’s Politician” Barry will endorse frisky, young upstart Barack Obama later this week, because Barack helps us forget the past. What’s so bad about the past, Mayor Crackhead? Nevertheless, hooray!

The former drug mayor told the Washington Post that President Barry represents “a fresh start, a new direction. I listened to him Sunday morning on C-SPAN and it was like a breath of fresh air.” Hey, that’s why many people are voting for Barack Obama — because they saw him on the teevee that time.

[Washington Post]

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