07/06/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Conservatives Silent After Norquist's Racial Remark About Obama

Eight days ago in Jacksonville, Florida, Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) predicted to a crowd of supporters that he would soon face race-based attacks from the right:

They're going to try to make you afraid of me. He's young and inexperienced and he's got a funny name. And did I mention he's black?

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