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Philip Roth Talks Barack Obama Blackness

by | 10th, February 2008

US writer Philip Roth debets: “Is Obama black enough?”
SPIEGEL: What made you interested in Obama?

Roth: I’m interested in the fact that he’s black. I feel the race issue in this country is more important than the feminist issue. I think that the importance to blacks would be tremendous. He’s an attractive man, he’s smart, he happens to be tremendously articulate. His position in the Democratic Party is more or less okay with me. And I think it would be important to American blacks if he became president …

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