Straight From the Horse’s, um, Mouth

Byron York on the possible appearance of Levi Johnston at the RNC tonight after Sarah Palin’s nomination speech: If the Obamas had a 17 year-old daughter who was unmarried and pregnant by a tough-talking black kid, my guess is if that they all appeared onstage at a Democratic convention and the...

Calling a Spade a Spade

Yesterday Matt posted a video that had moved me deeply, and I think cut to the heart of the matter not just in how much more work there is left to be done in regards to race relations in this country, but also in the political struggles that face minority and women politicians as they struggle to etch a...

On Acceptable and Unacceptable Victims

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daYBjfvEjfQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDuuo0k9xXw Christina with the question (and subsequent answer) of the day: [What] if Hope Steffey had been black? Or an immigrant? Or gay? Or trans? Or poor? We would have immediately wondered what she had done. When we heard that...