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The (Ex-) Frontrunner is A Racist

[ 1 ] August 15, 2006 |

I would like to think that George Allen’s recent bout of racist taunting (although, in fairness, who could have predicted that someone who worshipped the Confederate flag while growing up in California would be an odious dumbass?) would cause some conservatives to re-think the idea that a candidate’s ability to talk about NASCAR and (insert faux-populist totem invoked by urban elitist conservatives de jour here) should be a central criterion in choosing candidates for higher office. But, frankly, I’m not optimistic.