Samuel L. Jackson Drops the Act: Admits He Only Voted for Obama because of Race

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Hey, Jackson, is it Samuel L. or Jesse?  Actually, it's more likely that the actor was channeling Jeremiah Wright. In a racial-epithet-laced interview with Ebony magazine, the Pulp Fiction star proved that his politics is a fiction and his head is filled with, well, you fill in the blank.  Jackson admitted that he only voted for Barack Obama because of the president's skin color.  Said the actor, "I voted for Barack because he was black.  'Cuz that's why other folks vote for other people - because they look like them.  That's American politics, pure and simple.  [Obama's] message didn't mean **** to me." Well, Jackson certainly isn't alone in his ignoring of Obama's message.  As for people voting for those who look like them, Sammy, project much?  In 2008, 43 percent of whites overall cast ballots for Obama, which is only 4 points below Jimmy Carter's share in 1976; moreover, 54 percent of young whites voted for Mr. Hope and Change, a record for...(Read Full Post)

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