Ogletree to Washington?

by Walter Olson on October 30, 2008

Stories it’s kind of amazing don’t get more attention: “The ABA Journal predicts that [Harvard lawprof, borrowing buff and Al Sharpton associate Charles] Ogletree, who has long advocated race-based reparations, will be the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Civil Rights Division during the Obama administration.” (cross-posted from Point of Law).

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1 Bruce Lagasse 10.30.08 at 2:34 pm

Wasn’t this the same post held by Bill-Of-Rights opponent Deval Patrick in the Clinton Administration?

2 tyree 10.30.08 at 8:37 pm

Since the Republicans did keep slaves, but the Democrats did, why should Republicans have to pay reparations?

3 tyree 10.30.08 at 8:38 pm

Sorry, “Republicans did not keep slaves…”

4 OBQuiet 10.30.08 at 10:36 pm

And why make those of us whose families moved here AFTER the Civil War foot the bill?

And will we track down the dependents of black slaveholders and tell then they don’t quality?

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