Joshua DuBois is the author of The President’s Devotional: The Daily Readings that Inspired President Obama and Stories of Faith in the White House.
Dubois headed the Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships during Obama’s first term.
And he’s a buffoon…
Chris Matthews: What about the kid who begins to start thinking about his life in his mid-teens…and he’s thinking, ‘where am I going in this world?’ And, what do you say to that kid when the answer is, there isn’t going to be a good industrial job like there was for white generations before. There isn’t going to be that job you can take out of high school.
Dubois: I’m gonna say to him, ‘tap into your inherent creativity and your inherent strengths’. Cuz he may be a poet. He may express that poetry in terms of rap music.
Matthews: Where’s the money in that?