Howard Dean: Major League @sshole.

First Harry rolls over on the Ground Zero Mosque 9/11 Mosque Cordoba House Park51 Cultural Center, now…Howard? Really? Yes, really: [youtube width=”325″ height=”244″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2GzuAw46Os [/youtube] Scarecrow: It’s predictable that morally depraved right...

Do You Believe in Magic?

Carmen D puts the latest iteration of the “Magic Negro” controversy in broader context by revisiting an old post of hers on the original source of the conservative meme, a 2007 LA Times op-ed by author (and OG Vast Left Wing Conspirator) David Ehrenstein: Ehrenstein seems to think that Barack...

Two Dog Whistles (UPDATE)

I am hyper-sensitive to racial bigotry as any long time reader here could easily attest.  Given the ethnic diversity of my family, such a finely tuned ear towards racial dog whistles is almost a must. While I consider the fight for civil rights and against racism to be the number one issue of import to me...

Fox News’ Really Loud Racist Dog Whistle

I seriously just have to shake my head at this one.  You know that I am hyper sensitive to issues of bigotry, particularly those of racial bigotry.  However, I tend to be kind of reserved because I also know that sometimes people say things, and don’t mean or understand the racial content of what they...

Next Week: N-Bombs!

That’s where I think this is going–I think McCain may just blow right by Macaca, and he or one of his surrogates is just going to drop an N-Bomb and there are going to be about fifteen reporters sitting around with cameras and microphones. Frank Keating, one of the McCain campaign co-chairs, had...

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