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...

“FIRE!” and Crowded Theaters

The top story on Memeorandum all day has been Dana Milbank’s piece in the Washington Post detailing exactly what the pitbull in lipstick looks like when she’s finally taken off the leash. I actually didn’t make it around to reading that story until now.  You see, my goal over the past...

Dousing The Fire, And When’s The Next?

Being officially on vacation until today means that I thankfully missed much of the racial back and forth that has gone on between the two leading Democratic campaigns.  Tragically, I can only say “much” and not “all” as the entire episode not only marked a pretty lame low for the...