Bush Addresses the NAACP
Published Thursday, July 20, 2006 by Nate | E-mail this post
In his first ever address to the NAACP
after shunning them for five years, Bush attempted to address the GOP's record on race relations.
Bush lamented the GOP's rocky relations with blacks. He pledged to improve that relationship and work with the NAACP's new leader to achieve common goals.
"I understand that racism still lingers in America," Bush told more than 2,200 people at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's annual gathering. "It's a lot easier to change a law than to change a human heart. And I understand that many African-Americans distrust my political party."
Funny because three years ago, Bush's current Press Secretary said that "racism isn't that big of a deal anymore". Here's the video.