11/07/2008 04:35 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

O.J., Post Obama

The difference between O.J. Simpson and President-Elect Barack Obama would be more stark and irrefutable if the color of their skin was not so similar. In America, sadly, there still are far too many people who see our next president when they see Simpson. Consider it a twisted take on the notion that association brings about assimilation.

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