I’m confident that Sen. Lindsey Graham and the rest of John McCain’s front-line surrogates know full well what messages they’re sending about Barack Obama and race. On the off chance that they—or, more likely, some of the white voters they’re trying to reach—don’t know text from subtext from context, here’s a deconstruction.Barack Obama
One way to do that would be to fabricate the impression that Obama is demanding special treatment and privilege because he is black—in other words, turn a self-made man into a stereotypical beneficiary of affirmative action.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008
"McCain’s Race-Baiting Scoundrels"