Keith Ellison goes to dinner with Farrakhan after being invited by Iranian president

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  1. Son of Jamin

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    He doesn't sound like a good candidate for a potential presidential candidate for the DNC.
     
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    Farrakhan is a great speaker. I'm almost entranced whenever I listen to him. He appeals to a lot of emotions, resentments and aspirations that I have, and that are shared amongst blacks and Africans in North America, even internationally.

    Which is I find it so unfortunate that he's an absolute scumbag opportunist.

    It would be nice if we had leaders of unimpeachable character. Even better if we made it so that only leaders of unimpeachable character were allowed to lead us.
     
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    As a mixed person growing up with a white mother in a very diverse Swedish suburb, I studied the Nation of Islam a lot out of curiosity growing up and I have to agree, Farrakhan is a great orator but an absolute con man!
     
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    His past comments have disqualified him from the top.
     
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    Any theories for how that could be brought about?
     
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    Easy. Make them follow the same rules of accountability that everyone else has to.

    Which means if you are a liar, a hypocrite, or have broken the law or have something that has had a negative impact on the cause you've set yourself up as the leader or spokesperson for; you need to go. Immediately.

    No apologies, no do-overs. You're done.

    I'm not talking about the knee jerk outrage- culture method either. Just a paradigm shift that recasts all leadership roles as a subordinate position.

    My dream is of a paradigm that serves as a collective and continuous memo to all men who think they are worthy enough to lead. That the service element of public service is sacrosanct. That leadership is a privilege, not a right or a career.
     
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    There's only one great orator....unfortunately a scumbag....
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    So that’s a cultural change you’re describing and I get that. What I’m asking is, how do you bring that about? The answers aren’t obvious to me.
     
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    I don't think it happens naturally. There is a huge percentage of people that will only quit smoking when they see blood in their phlegm. Will only lose weight until their pants don't fit. People seem to be able to tolerate all types of fuckery from their leadership as long they are comfortable (or think they are comfortable.)

    My guess is that the change will come when it's forced; when things hit critical mass and the old modes of leadership (pandering, cronyism, lying etc) become too blatantly ineffectual to be ignored. This usually means a huge shock, maybe in the form of bodycount from a natural disaster, a terrorist event or even social upheaval from something relatively innocuous as a back-alley shit-kicking from a cop, or a neglected patient who dies in ER. Any spark can light the kindling. But I don't know. wish I did.

    I can only guess that as wealth disparity increases, the likelihood of such a change occuring will also increase.
     
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    Dino Babers is pretty damn good :D



     
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    If only leftists were as outraged by Keith Ellison having multiple dinners with Louis Farrakhan as they were with Mike Pence for having dinner w/ his wife.
     
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    Welcome to the boards.
     
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    Thanks man. Glad to be here.
     
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    So which recently banned, shitposting WR troll were you in your previous incarnation?
     
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    Hey, boss... This breaking news is five years old.

    A lot of dems opposed Ellison's nomination to head the DNC for this exact reason.
     
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    Fuck Farrakhan, he got Brother Malcolm killed. I'm definitely going to be one of the many that pisses on his grave when he finally kicks it.
     
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    This guy should be the next DNC chairman.
     
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    Tell that to WSJ that felt the need to write about it.

    He seems to have quite the support within the party as well, despite for signaling support for ANTIFA lately.
     

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