Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, Phony
Newsmax.com-appointed African-American "Leader," Should Shut Up
About Jesse Jackson
August 21, 2001
The headline on wacky-right
Newsmax.com reads "Black Leader to Jesse Jackson: You're No Reverend." The article
goes on to quote someone called the Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson:
Now is the time to stand on moral
principle and demand that Jackson drop the title 'Reverend,' and [to]
speak out against this immoral man.
To the question, "Have they no
shame?" the answer as to Newsmax.com and Rev. Peterson is, clearly,
"They have no shame."
Newsmax.com, which has a large and
fast-growing conservative audience, is here shown in a pathetic attempt to
elevate one bigmouth with a phantom following (called Brotherhood
Organization of a New Destiny) into a legitimate African-American leader.
Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson doesn't have the authority to call for a pizza
delivery on behalf of anyone, let alone to call for Jesse Jackson to drop
the title "Reverend."
earlier, Newsmax.com and Fox News are both attempting to discredit the
established African-American leadership and substitute individuals (like
Rev. Peterson) of their own choosing. Who's buying this con game is