When an Islamic terrorist took hostages in a Sydney, Australia cafe this week, the first thing our moral, ethical, and intellectual betters did -- before the siege was even over, before two of the hostages were killed -- was change the subject.
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As we all learned this week, America is so racist that short white people feel justified in asking for Michelle Obama's help reaching high shelves at Target. Despite this compelling evidence, Nicolle Wallace -- the resident conservative* on The View -- is still racist enough to ask if America is a racist country.
That is, if we're to believe there's even such a thing as "rape culture." And we must believe that, or else feminists will call us "rape apologists" or "rape deniers." We certainly don't want that, do we?
I'm with Elliot.
That was then:
I stand corrected: #illridewithyou is working after all.
Sure, Cuba is a failed state and a miserable socialist dictatorship. But it's so quaint!
Last week, I blogged about a woman in St. Louis who said she was attacked because of her Bosnian heritage. As it turns out, she was lying and there's video evidence.
The current People will sell better than the Hillary Clinton issue, because Hillary Clinton isn't on the cover. And when readers turn to the magazine's latest hard-hitting look at the Obamas, they'll learn that even the First Lady of the United States isn't immune from racism.
Elizabeth Warren's tribe should take heart: Hillary is in no way inevitable.
First the setup. Then the punchline.
We all know the pattern by now:
Red hot chili peppers aren't just the greatest band in history. They're also the key to being better than all the other males in your immediate vicinity.
You're not a racist or an Uncle Tom for watching the following, as long as you don't dare to disagree.
It happens less and less often, as the world moves on and Sorkin's whole schtick doesn't. But writing in yesterday's NYT, he puts his coke-dappled finger on exactly what's been bothering me about the Sony hackers:
Caption This: CNN’s Margaret Hoover, Sally Kohn, and Mel Robbins Propagate A Lie About The Michael Brown Shooting
This news story has nothing to do with any previous news stories or any subsequent news stories. It is a completely isolated event that tells us nothing about the world in which we live.
Just hear me out.