11 Sharp Black Commentators You Should Be Following

July 27, 2010  |  

Amy Holmes

Website: CNN

Excerpt: Watch Holmes’ controversial commentary on Global Warming.

About: Although it’s difficult to endorse a conservative Republican in this era of absurd right-wing politics, CNN political contributor Amy Holmes offers enough of a reasonable balance to her conservative platform. Even if you’re not a Republican, you still need to know what the other side is thinking after all. She is one of a few African-American figures advocating on behalf of the GOP. During the 2008 presidential primary with senators, Barack Obama and John McCain, the former assistant to Ariana Huffington delivered her unique analysis on the racially charged election. Although she is a registered Independent, nine times out of ten Holmes is on the right side of the things. She is not only an quick-witted voice for the GOP, but, during the elections, she was also the best translator of Sarah Palin’s podium wink fests that often left many with an arched eyebrow of confusion.

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