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Entries by John Ridley from 06/2008

Why We Hate

| Posted 06.06.2008 | Politics
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On the eve of an historic transformation of the American social landscape, it's still curious to me how the Democratic primary allowed itself to devolve into such purely puerile race and gender baiting.

Do They Really Want To Play The Mi-chelle Game?

| Posted 06.13.2008 | Politics

Does the Right really want to shape the campaign by demonizing Barack Obama's wife Michelle? They might as well take out a full page ad in the Weekly Standard announcing: WE GOT NOTHING.

When Rove Calls Obama Arrogant, He Means "Uppity"

| Posted 06.27.2008 | Politics

Karl Rove says Barack Obama is arrogant. Arrogant, of course, is a euphemism. In the monochromatic bunkers from which old-schoolers cling to power the true word they use is "uppity" when hurled at blacks.