Politicians and Their Bedfellows

All too often, politicians forget about the communities which they serve and get caught up in THE GAME.  This is especially easy to do when political bedfellows are creeping nearby.  In some cases, the bedfellows are called lobbyists who raise thousands of dollars for campaigns in exchange for voting favors.  In other cases, they are called longtime friends who see themselves as the puppet masters – lurking behind the scenes and pulling all the strings.  In the Black community, these bedfellows rarely live in the communities that are being raped of vital services, projects and programs.  […]