A discussion of race, politics, media and the like… What I see is what you get.

Let’s Just Call It Race Baiting


…or maybe we should call it what it really is… Racism. By not calling it what it actually is, the perpetrators are allowed to hide under a term more politically correct but less accurate and they are allowed to skip the scrutiny that they deserve…and the process continues for the next racist.

Let’s Just Call It Race Baiting

“The one radical thing about Barack Obama is his race, his name. Of course, there is nothing innately radical about being black or having Hussein as middle name; what is radical is that he has those attributes and is sitting in the Oval Office. And even now, more than two years after the fact, this is deeply disturbing to many people, and, at the same time, the easiest way to arouse visceral opposition to him. Let’s be even plainer: to do what Trump has done (and he is only the latest and loudest and most spectacularly hirsute) is a conscious form of race-baiting, of fear-mongering. And if that makes Donald Trump proud, then what does that say for him? Perhaps now he will go away, satisfied that this passage has sufficiently restored his fame quotient and television ratings. The shame is that there are still many more around who, in the name of truth-telling, are prepared to pump the atmosphere full of poison.” – David Remnick

Let’s Just Call It Race Baiting.

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