Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Jeb Bush uses calculated racial insult

Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush knew exactly what he was doing when he insulted African-American voters by alleging that the Democrats buy their votes with “free stuff.” In fact, it was no accident that he hurled his slur at Democrats at a campaign stop in South Carolina. Bush is wallowing in single digits in the Read More…

Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

Carter’s legacy is clear: He tried to do the right thing

I became an admirer of Jimmy Carter shortly after he became president. I was 12 years old, and unlike previous American presidents, I actually felt a personal connection. Like me, he was Baptist and like many of my relatives, he taught Sunday school. Unlike Richard Nixon, who left office in disgrace and who seemed to Read More…