More Muddled Right-Wing Thinking About Race

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I suspect the difficulty the GOP is having with race is twofold. First, they are committed to loudly asserting that nobody should ever "see" race, except for when this is to the advantage of white people. Second, they're idiots.


So what we have is, uh, this.

Red meat by the slab, folks! Barbara Boxer wound up getting reamed by Harry Alford, the chair of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, after attempting to challenge his testimony on energy policy. When Boxer started waving position papers from the NAACP and the 100 Black Men of Atlanta, Alford called it a “condescending” attack and complained about Boxer’s focus on black people rather than science flaboo shmool gambol mumble poop.

You can find the triumphant youtubery if you believe sufficiently and click heels according to the commonly prescribed instructions for such things.

Or else you could point out the obvious idiocy, which even, Lord help us, John Derbyshire is able to detect:

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