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Mailer’s Almost Profile of Obama

Dwayne Raymond today recounts the time Esquire offered Norman Mailer the opportunity to travel briefly with Barack Obama. His article “When Mailer Almost Profiled Obama” appears in The Huffington Post and gives a bit of insight into how Mailer felt about our next president. Raymond writes:

I said to Norman that I thought Obama might have the same juice and enough of it to at least make it farther than the lackluster others who also were running. Norman agreed but said we don’t live in a smart world, so he was skeptical about America electing a Black president just yet. The inclination toward racial dread was symptomatic of America’s core disfigurement he said.

Read more on The Huffington Post. Thanks to Phil and Chris for the link.