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Nagin agin, on race case
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Lord Almighty, my home city’s pols keep embarrassing themselves. More evidence that Mayor Ray Nagin has gone to the dark side of demogoguery comes from yesterday’s Houston Chronicle, here:

Nagin noted that 23 candidates entered the mayoral fray before the registration deadline last week.

“Very few of them look like us,” he told the almost totally black crowd of about 200 persons who attended the meeting at the NAACP Family & Technology Center on Fannin.

This is, of course, “chocolate city” redux. And it’s outrageous. Racial appeals have no good place in our politics, and certainly not in the politics of a suffering city that needs to pull together. And to think, Nagin originally was elected with majority white support and only a minority of black support. Anyway, shame on him. What a jack—.

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