Meet The Press Video - Tavis Smiley: Obama's Race Speech 'Weak As Kool-Aid'Submitted by emalvini on Sun, 07/21/2013 - 21:33
Meet The Press Video - Tavis Smiley: Obama's Race Speech 'Weak As Kool-Aid'
By David Eldridge-The Washington Times Sunday, July 21, 2013
President Obama’s personal remarks Friday on his reaction to the George Zimmerman verdict have been praised by many, including the parents of Trayvon Martin, but black talk-show host Tavis Smiley says it’s too little too late.
The PBS commentator, appearing Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” was sharply critical of the president’s “weak as pre-sweetened Kool-Aid” response to a Florida jury’s decision clearing Mr. Zimmerman in the 2012 shooting death of the 17-year-old Trayvon