Who's racist now?
African-American lawmakers are irate that the Obama administration has promised Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) $1.5 billion in farm aid while claiming it can’t pay a landmark legal settlement with black farmers. ...
At the same time, the administration has told black farmers it lacks the funds to pay a $1.2 billion agreement they reached with the Department of Agriculture in 1999 to settle the Pigford* class-action lawsuit.
Then again, I suppose you could say this is just business as usual for The Big O; throwing more of the D base under the bus.
NOTE * Interestingly, see here on Pigford and Sherrod.