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Lean On The Tea Party

On Thursday edition of the DRIVE @ 5 I featured sounds clips of Morgan Freeman, one of the finest dramatic actors in America, from his role as Joe Clark in Lean On Me. Clark was an inner city school principal who showed minority students that discipline was not the enemy of enthusiasm and success along with failure was about individual responsibility and not race oppression.

He was recently interviewed on Piers Morgan Tonight on CNN where he claimed the Tea Party was racist for opposing President Obama. Really? I respected Mr. Freeman more than that. Six years ago on 60 Minutes he advocated that we STOP talking about race and using the race card. Has he changed his mind?

Here are his statements in his own voice…

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