By fayemi shakur
The recent drama over Common being invited to the White House to participate in Obama’s Celebration of American Poetry event is a real yawn. Masters of shots, jabs and distractions, FOX News’ Hannity & Colmes quickly asserted Common shouldn’t be invited due to the rapper’s criticism of former President Bush in his lyrics. NJ State Troopers later demanded Obama uninvite Common citing the rapper’s support for political exile, Assata Shakur. One NJ Republican Senator even said the Obamas should apologize. Well, here’s a short list of issues we should note and demand an apology and a resolution, too.