July 8, 2010
- A d v e r t i s e m e n t
One of the GOP’s handful of black candidates for Congress condemned President Barack Obama for exploiting race for political gain.
Allen West, the Republican challenging Rep. Ron Klein (D) in Florida’s 22nd congressional district, sharply criticized the Obama administration for having declined prosecuting the New Black Panther Party on voter tampering charges allegedly for political reasons.
“For an Administration that promised a new era in race relations, Obama and the Democrats in Congress have demonstrated that race will continually be exploited for political gain,” West said in a statement.
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