Thursday, November 13, 2008

The Final Word

It's time for me to make an admission for those who were unaware. I am the voice/camera operator behind the million-hit YouTube classic about Black Panthers guarding polling places in Philly. After I was tipped off by a voter, I raced to the scene, camera in hand. However, Rick Leventhal of FoxNews, who I must now declare an IDIOT, arrived at the scene thirty minutes after me, and tried to start a fight with the unarmed New Black Panther who remained on the scene. Rick completely MISSED the story and then tried to cover up his sloppy/late journalism by harassing people.

Though my second video about this incident garnered more than 250,000 hits on YouTube, it wasn't as poignant as the first video. Let me clarify a few things:

1. I said that I was a student at Penn in the video because I was SCARED OUT OF MY MIND and didn't know what to say, as I was standing three feet away from a dude brandishing a weapon.

2. This dude with a club is not a "regular black panther" but rather the leader of a splinter group based in Philly. I realized this only after my video was released and I began searching the Internet for more information about the individuals "protecting" the polling place.

The person I am most disappointed with as a result of this incident is Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter whom I formerly supported, but I will also now declare an IDIOT! Why would I be hating on a fellow Penn alum? The answer is very clear. When asked by NBC news about the incident, he said that these fellows were ALLOWED to stand outside the polling place. Nobody should be allowed to walk down ANY street brandishing a weapon! If this guy was openly carrying a billy club, who knows what weapons he had in his pocket? This is a man who wants to kill ALL white people, why did the police just let this guy go? Way to keep the streets clean Mayor Nutter!

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