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Racism plays no role in decisions

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By John Whitlock

Let’s get one thing straight first – I’m not a racist.

I’m a Democrat and more likely to be accused of being a member of “the liberal media” than a conservative mole.

Last week, two ladies called me following the election of Barack Obama and the publication of our election edition.

They both said they were African-American who live in Owen County.

They both wanted to know why the paper chose to run a picture of John McCain on the front page instead of announcing the presidential victory of Barack Obama.


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