sábado, 19 de setembro de 2009

More views on race/racism

Published: September 19, 2009
The fact that a black man is in the White House has so unsettled much of white America that the lid is coming off the racism that had been simmering all along.

Published: September 18, 2009
The backlash against President Obama is the latest iteration of a populist tendency against money being siphoned off by condescending elites and going to those who do not work.

Published: September 19, 2009
Most Americans know that racism is an issue in this country. The question is if — and to what degree — that racism animates critics of the president.

I agree with Bob Herbert. Charles M. Blow is an optimist, and David Brooks, well, is David Brooks.

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