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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is in hot water for some comments he made to reporters in a new book called "Game Change." In the book, Reid said, Barack Obama had a chance of winning because he was both "light-skinned" and didn't speak with a "Negro dialect."
Some Republicans have called for Reid to step down.
I, for one, think Reid should stay on as leader of the Senate Democrats. He should stick around to face the voters in November.
While I understand why some of my fellow Republicans would want Reid to resign, I think he represents well the current plight of the congressional Democrats.
Reid's comments reflect the views of a man who is stuck in the past. Such language may have been completely acceptable in 1955 but is now completely unacceptable.
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