Has the thought occurred to you that, if only Jesse Jackson had kept his lip zippered and John Edwards had kept his pants buttoned, those two could’ve delivered blazing hot speeches in Denver this week?
They must be shedding tears... feeling all left out of this historic moment with only themselves to blame.
Jesse Jackson in particular deserves a moment’s thought today. His presidential campaigns in 1984 and 1988 were the most dramatic element of Democratic politics during the Reagan era. (You remember, right?)
Eric Easter, a campaign staffer for Jackson, now runs EbonyJet.com. And he wrote a great piece earlier this month about Jesse’s future: “In short, Jesse Jackson needs to go global.”
Do check it out.