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The Militant Negro™

By Jueseppi B.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From Salon.com and Steve Kornacki who writes about politics for Salon. Reach him by email at SKornacki@salon.com and follow him on Twitter @SteveKornacki.

 

If Cory Booker went on “Meet the Press” on Sunday with the intent of helping President Obama, then his appearance was an utter failure. But anyone who’s followed the enormously ambitious Newark mayor’s career closely knows he’s not one to pull a Joe Biden. He’s just too smart and too smooth to screw up so epically.

 

More likely, Booker went on the show to help himself and to advance his own long-term political prospects. And on that score, his appearance was a success.

 

You’ve probably seen or are now seeing theheadlines Booker generated by calling the Obama campaign’s attacks on Mitt Romney’s private equity background “nauseating” and likening them…

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