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We know I guess you know you're somebody when folks to vote whole -- to Jesus gets at a Christmas right.
-- going get a George Watson our president's you know Martin Luther King on his and leaving aside king's passing -- relatively recent.
The efforts for retailers to capitalize on -- life in public holiday clearly not.
There's all this a bit tacky and Forman brutally assassinated and his death itself triggered race riots around the country.
Is this the way we should celebrate his legacy in this country.
To democratic strategist Carl Jeffers Carl what do you think do you think did that bit of -- okay came back and realize that microwaves were big.
Sold half off -- be okay with the.
-- I think of Martin Luther King came back today he'd be very happy if he looked around and saw that.
Not only a microwave being sold at half off.
But after you've done that you could then go by the White House a way that the African American president in there so I think on that basis do you have some pleasure listen in -- -- -- I I do think you raise an interesting point.
Velvet and hundreds of it and it happens as a country.
I like you don't quite a bit -- and I -- your your interview with prince Halloween last week you would directly -- The American people.
But then there -- over 300 million Americans.
-- And that means that we have a lot of -- diversity of out of interest so that we can't have or expect.
That every single American will be honoring Washington's birthday.
Lincoln's birthday or Martin Luther King Day.
By paying tribute going to the Martin Luther King parade of going to church services I happen to speak to one of my -- my debt without a church service today for Mike Lupica what it felt.
And then all -- -- you all getting -- washer and dryer refrigerator.
On -- floor and MLK day event.
But you know what -- that the fat.
That they are literally millions of Americans who are from Christian families.
Who do not celebrate Christmas or Easter.
-- Christmas or Easter less important less symbolically significant.
And less special -- millions more of Americans who do celebrate those holidays so the fact that there are Americans who don't choose.
To participate and honestly Doctor King.
In terms of a formal way but in fact take advantage of what in fact more people do while Washington's birthday and Lincoln's birthday which is going -- you're right I do.
-- I -- that's a very good point -- but I guess is it's not that this is fairly recent he was assassinated only a few decades ago for decades ago right and we didn't -- -- waste much time -- making a public holiday which he richly deserved.
And then seizing on that as a sales -- as well.
I just what it felt safer -- we waited and you know.
Couple of thousand years after Christ to commemorate Christmas sales and we waited -- -- how would -- to.
With with George Watson a blink -- -- I just think to give this guy is still.
On something tells -- -- -- on the foot of the Lincoln Memorial.
That he was never insinuating I have a dream that some day people are going to be able to get refrigerators at a discount and my name I don't -- called him thinking.
I don't I don't think that George Washington -- Abraham Lincoln.
I would have had a problem even if we had waited so long to celebrate our Honda utility George Washington are Abe -- -- they're gonna sell cars.
On at a discounted present let's -- what a caucus and then secondly they'd say.
You gotta be freaking kidding me.
What -- about -- was for -- he would have sent its sons or anyone of the family over there to get one of those Martin gets out -- Washington was ready.
Watching everything pretty well off so you might have passed on it but here's the important point that -- The fact is that when -- at king's holiday.
Was implemented to celebrate his birthday running for the first decade or two.
The fact is is that it was not celebrated.
Nearly as much in terms of you're right they were runners.
That we pay to him as a distant.
So we actually have come further along in the country and truly not having the meaning of doctor king's holiday that we did well in Iraq and that brought you know.
Animated when so many people acknowledge Dominic and furthermore go to the mall on -- you know you've made progress.
But my point is that I think -- Zune isn't -- -- Luther king do a little bit more than that and in the recent history.
And the great improvements we've made in race relations and as you say.
Having an African American on the White House right now.
Do more than just.
You know I -- us.
Well you know what what Doctor King though.
Unlike Washington and Lincoln.
There is less to celebrate in terms of actual accomplishments in terms of fighting wars and being elected president is saving a million that there -- terms -- the abstracts that Doctor King gave us the whole.
The -- feeling of goodwill and brotherhood.
Those are things that video that you can celebrate even if you are at the mall for part of the afternoon because that evening you can treat people on the way home from the won't do it may be -- -- -- they don't do hey form there's no way you believe this nonsense you just there's no.
That's nonsense got the fact is you actually from Doctor King you're the second and Obama just what Tara back are what you just said yeah -- love you -- -- phenomena.
Is that askew by the refrigerator and microwave you -- moment thing this doctor Doctor King wanted.
Well -- I'm not what -- -- -- -- said what did they they got a great deal went on the microwave but my point is is that if they're really thinking of about Doctor King.
That they might want to think about how they live their life they die they -- it out.
Are you thinking I am not trying about a microwave.
I don't see the conflict because of that list.
I am not upset that -- if you tell me that are not willing to kings -- you watched his speech the I have a dream speech -- let your kids watch it.
And there were also took -- very -- -- or did something else I'm comfortable with that part about it.
Nobody had -- -- sellers who maybe to get over there don't take reports of of those cells and give it.
The causes that.
-- to king would have like -- they're out there.
But that they can debate would be asking everyone to text Haiti -- not I don't not not not gonna give to the Clinton bush traveled.
And that's what he would be asking -- to -- Bryant even though he called the bush Clinton on.
But on Sarah Jessica great job avenue it was a fun yes.
Great to see that they.
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