Alvin Michael Greene the Epitome of Political Injustice and Travesty

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Alvin Michael Greene, the first African American to be nominated by major party, is the Democratic Party nominee in the 2010 United States Senate election in South Carolina. Greene won the Democratic primary race against candidate Vic Rawl, a former judge and state legislator. Greene graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2000 with a degree in political science. He is a United States military veteran who served in the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. He was currently unemployed and living in a family home in Manning. On August 13, 2010 it was announced that he had been indicted on criminal charges of showing pornographic pictures to an 18 year old female college student on the campus of USC (Phillips, 2010)
Alvin Michael Greene the epitome of political injustice and travesty During Greene’s time in the Air Force he received numerous poor evaluations from his superiors. The evaluations stated Greene was an ineffective leader who lacked organization and was unable to express thoughts clearly (Khimm, 2010). Therefore, Greene received an honorable but involuntary discharge from the army in 2009 after a 13 year career. From a radical perspective Alvin Greene got removed from the Air Force because he was unable to show guidance and direction to small groups. How can he possibly be the voice for the state of South Carolina? He cannot. Greene was unable to deliver highly intelligent speeches to the public; he spoke with uncertainty, fragmentary sentence, repeating certain phrases or interrupting himself multiple times while searching for the correct term. When asked in an interview was he surprised about his victory, he reply “I wasn’t surprised, but not really. I mean, just a little, but not much. I knew I was on top of my campaign, and just stayed on top of everything, I just—I wasn’t surprised that much, just a little. I knew that I worked hard and…...

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