Johnson takes heat for Clinton BET


Black Entertainment Television founder Robert L. Johnson (who is no longer associated with the iconic cable channel) is promoting the presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton (D-NY), and remarks he made concerning her chief rival, Barack Obama (D-IL) have sparked a war of words between the two camps. Johnson said that African Americans have been looking for a candidate with Obama’s superficial attributes for a long time, and now that they have one, it’s difficult to campaign against him — although that is what Johnson wishes to do on policy grounds. Meanwhile, Johnson’s ex-wife is backing Obama.