July 11th, 2008
08:00 AM ET
6 years ago

LA Times: Jackson comments almost went unnoticed

Jackson's controversial comments were almost missed.
Jackson's controversial comments were almost missed.

The news that the Rev. Jesse Jackson took a crude swipe at Sen. Barack Obama this week put renewed scrutiny on the relationship between the veteran civil rights activist and Democratic presidential contender.

But Jackson's vulgar criticism of Obama came close to going unreported.

Jackson made the comments to a guest before an interview on Sunday's "Fox & Friends," whispering that Obama was "talking down to black people" and that Jackson wanted to "cut his nuts off."

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