Date: Sat, 11 Nov 1995 19:46:02 -0500 From: Al Futrell Subject: Re: Political Blunder On Sat, 11 Nov 1995, Ronald Butters wrote: > clear enough. (I don't know much about the senator; based on WHAT I do > know, I suspect that I probably mostly abhor his politics, but I just > want to point out that, from the perspective of conversational analysis, > he MIGHT be telling the truth about what he meant and what his intentions > were.) > I am not sure what Ron's political leanings might be, but the primary leader of the Louisville African-American community (Reverend Coleman) has pointed out on several media venues that he thinks Senator Ford is "the best we have" in reference to senators who are sympathic to issues affecting minorities. Al Futrell -- awfutr01[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] -- Dept of Communication -- University of Louisville