Peter Beinhart’s analysis of the

Peter Beinhart’s analysis of the Al Sharpton campaign in The New Republic is worth a read. His thesis: “[B]y treating him as a legitimate candidate, the party is ratifying his self-coronation as the leader of black America” — which is is not a good thing.

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James Joyner is a Security Studies professor at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.