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February 17, 2005

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She doesn't know who Alexis Herman is.

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Ann Coulter appearing on Hannity & Colmes with Michael Brown had this to say about Blacks and the Democratic party

Coulter: ..the closest black to Bill Clinton was his secretary Betty Currie...

Brown: How did you get that Ann?

Colmes: What are you talking about...

Some more dialogue from Ann...

Colmes: Wasn't there a guy named Brown who was black and head of the DNC at one time?

Brown:...I think you're right about that, I think maybe Ann needs..

Coulter tries to bail herself out, but lies in doing so.

Coulter: Is he a black women? I think I said the closest black women to Bill Clinton was Betty Currie..

Brown: Alexis Herman

Coulter: Who is Alexis Herman?

Brown: You said who is Alexis Herman?

Hannity takes her to break.

Alexis Herman was the first African American to become the secretary of labor.

During his administration, Clinton appointed more African-Americans to his cabinet and other federal posts than any other president in history, earning respect and admiration for both his words and deeds. His association with the black community would lead writer and poet Toni Morrison to proclaim him, “the nation’s first black president.” Arkansans embraced this statement in 2002 as they named Bill Clinton, the former President, an honorary inductee of the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame.

Among them: Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy, Commerce Secretary Ron Brown, Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman, Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary, Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater, Veterans Affairs Secretary Jesse Brown and Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Susan E. Rice. His only appointments for the position of Surgeon General have been African Americans (Jocelyn Elders and the current surgeon general, David Satcher). No president before Lyndon Johnson appointed any black to the Cabinet.

On African-American nominated judgeships

Of Bush's 200 judicial appointments overall, only 15 or 7.5% were African American-four on circuit courts and 11 on district courts (Click here for list). This is in sharp contrast to his predecessor President Bill Clinton's record, who named 61 black federal judges among his 373 judicial appointments.

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