The End Of The Rainbow

How can Jesse Jackson preach morality after fathering a love child?

Set aside for a moment the strutting hypocrisy revealed by Jesse Jackson's confession last week that in 1998, at the very moment he was providing pastoral counseling to the White House's resident adulterer, he was carrying on an extramarital affair of his own, with a subordinate who later gave birth to his child. Focus instead on his stupidity: How could the nation's premier civil rights leader have been so reckless? Of course, that's the same question everybody was asking about Bill Clinton in 1998. But at least Clinton isn't a minister.

Judging from the way in which his fellow civil rights...

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