Wednesday, January 4, 2012

No Longer Mr. Lincoln's Party

The passage on the other side of the break captures the essential nature of the Republican Party.

"Talking about race in American politics is uncomfortable and awkward. But it has to be said: There has been a racist undertone to many of the Republican attacks leveled against President Obama for the last three years, and in this dawning presidential campaign."
Andrew Rosenthal
Rosenthal, Andrew. "The Loyal Opposition: Nobody Likes to Talk About It, but It’s There."  The New York Times 3 January, 2012: online edition. 

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