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Race Baiting for Votes

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On September 7, 2017
George Wallace was a terrible human being. In his early career as a judge, he had a reputation for treating African-American lawyers in his courtroom with an unheard of amount of respect, even as he was a complete and unreconstructed racist in private (which also applies to Lyndon Johnson). But once he realized that his […]
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Your daily reminder that the problem Republican elites have with Donald Trump is not that he’s racist, but that he doesn’t use dogwhistles to hide it. They are fine with racist policies so long as they can claim they personally are not racist.  Or take voting today. Perhaps GOP leaders are sincere when they […]

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On February 3, 2012
A lot of interesting stories today, too many to comment upon: 1. Neil Genzlinger on the absurd proliferation of strip club scenes on television. As he points out, the problem with the scenes is not so much moral as it is that they are boring, lazy, and repetitive. 2. If you haven’t this Sabrina Rubin […]
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