The "personal responsibility" argument suggests that there is some inherent pathology within African Americans that is disabling. The word plays well politically among moderate and conservative Whites.
Will fanatical conservatives, who had such a serious problem with America electing a black president, see an opportunity for a consolation prize, of sorts, by taking down Michael Steele as RNC chairman?
Howard Kurtz's "Listen, dude, do you really want the sex?" segment was so good, someone else had it five days earlier: Dan Abrams and his crew -- including the same clips in the same order from the same reporters.