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Sister Souljah

GOP Presidential Candidates Blow Their 'Sister Souljah' Opportunity to Denounce Right-wing Extremism

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

The Republican candidates' unwillingness to repudiate those promoting conspiracy theories about martial law and Jade Helm 15 makes clear that the extremist wing of their party is far, far more powerful than the nonexistent Sister Souljah wing of the Democratic Party ever was. Even the more serious candidates like Rubio, Walker, and Bush were afraid to denounce them.

Hillary Clinton Needs a Reverse Sister Souljah Moment

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

As the 2016 presidential primary season approaches, two narratives have begun to emerge around Hillary Clinton. One is that she is almost certain to her party's nomination for president.

Sister Frigidaire Tries To Ice MSNBC

Stephen Kaus | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics
Stephen Kaus

By speaking on cable television in the way that everyone regularly speaks on the Internet, Shuster gave us a preview of speech control in Hillaryland.

Senator Cruz Blows 'Sister Souljah Moment'

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

When Bill Clinton was campaigning for president in 1992, while speaking at a Jesse Jackson Rainbow Coalition event, he famously confronted an African American hip hop artist and political activist named Sister Souljah.

A Neo-Nazi in the GOP: Where's the Outrage From On High?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Arthur Jones, a neo-Nazi, outspoken anti-Semite and Holocaust denier, wants to be a Republican congressman from the Land of Lincoln.

GOP Must Repudiate Limbaugh or Be Defined by Him

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

By tolerating and encouraging Limbaugh, the Republican leadership is fomenting racial and ethnic hatred that could have disastrous consequences for our country.

Mr. Obama Disagrees

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Obama's choice of Rick Warren to give the invocation at his inauguration is dreadful. His explanation is even worse. He shrinks Warren's statements about gay people down to a "disagreement," as if we're talking about ethanol subsidies.

How Will Obama Enrage The Left?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama is going to do something to absolutely enrage leftists, progressives, and the few remaining Americans who actually call themselves liberals; and, furthermore, he's going to do it within his first 100 days in office.

Seth Colter Walls

Not Every Moderate Move By Obama Is A "Sista Souljah" Moment | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The "Sista Souljah Moment" has become a cliché without peer in contemporary politics. And like any phrase that is so often used, its value is necessa...

Obama's 'Sister Souljah Moment'

Catherine Crier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Catherine Crier

Obama showed personal integrity by not 'throwing Wright under a bus', but is now a victim of that very maneuver. He should recognize the opportunity Wright has given him.