"They called him brother? That's just embarrassing," said Charles Barron, a black New York City councilman who is making his own bid for Congress in a neighboring Brooklyn district.
"People keep saying David has the right to run. Well, we should be talking about group rights, not individual rights. Black people who have been oppressed and repressed, we can take care of ourselves. We don't need him to take care of us," Barron said.
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Nevermind the pragmatic problem of defining just exactly what constitutes "the group." The entire concept is incoherent.
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