Saturday, September 22, 2012

David Neiwert: "I wonder how Clint Eastwood feels about having his piece of impromptu acting serve as grist for a lynch mob."

David Neiwert (Crooks and Liars:
You may recall that there were a couple of nooses displayed as protests of Barack Obama in right-wing precincts the night he was elected in 2008, and there have been effigy hangings of the president here and there since. They quickly were swept under the rug, everyone moved along, and that was that. But obviously, those sentiments among racist rednecks have, if anything, intensified in recent years.
And now that it's clear he is about to win re-election, it's coming back out -- with clear references to Clint Eastwood's speech at the GOP convention included. MORE...

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