Jesse Jackson, Out Foxed on Obama
Yes, Jesse Jackson went off on Obama. To a reporter. But his worst mistake was talking to Fox News.
After an interview there, Rev. Jackson slipped and said what he actually thought about Obama's Cosby-esque, 'blame the black poor' tour, which is that Obama is "talking down to black people," for which the good Rev "wants to cut his nuts off."
( O'Reilly provides the video; Jackson didn't realize his whispers were being picked up by the still hot mic.)
He's been apologizing ever since (and Jackson's own son felt the need to denounce his dad). But it speaks to a much needed conversation that the black community both needs and wants to have.