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Cornel West: Obama 'Posed As A Progressive & Turned Out To Be Counterfeit'

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 11: Activist Cornel West speaks during what was planned to be the 'Million American March Against
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 11: Activist Cornel West speaks during what was planned to be the 'Million American March Against Fear: Peace, Harmony and Justice, A Civil Rights Movement for Humanity' rally, on Capitol Hill, September 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. The rally was organized by the American Muslim Political Action Committee (AMPAC) and March Against Drones (MAD). (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Cornel West is a professor at Union Theological Seminary and one of my favorite public intellectuals, a man who deals in penetrating analyses of current events, expressed in a pithy and highly quotable way.

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