Clinton-Supporting BET Founder Says Ferraro Got It Right

Getty

Bob Johnson says Obama would not have progressed this far if he were white.

“What I believe Geraldine Ferraro meant is that if you take a freshman Senator from Illinois called ‘Jerry Smith’ and he says I’m going to run for president, would he start off with 90 percent of the black vote? And the answer is, probably not….”

Obama spokesman Leistikow: “This is just one in a long line of absurd comments by Bob Johnson and other Clinton supporters who will say or do anything to get the nomination.”

Related Topics: News
  • Tweets

    View More Tweets From @TIME