AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Strom Thurmond

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

OBAMA HAS ALWAYS BEEN BLACK

Barack Obama may be joking about his blackness, but as Gary Younge, the excellent Guardian journalist based in New York City (and a neighbor) breaks it down in the commentary for the BBC below, there’s something racial about recent events.  Gary rounds up the usual reference points: Joe Wilson, Strum Thurmond, Jimmy Carter, tea-baggers and