Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Is This Offensive To You?
The perpetually unhinged Andrew Sullivan is entering a few new "code words" into the lexicon of racism today. Apparently it is now RAAAAACIST to call anyone a "juvenile delinquent" or to use the word "graffiti" or "gang." The gang at the coffee pot this morning will be interested in learning they are now part of a racist conspiracy.
Sullivan's defense will likely be that it's the "context," so please, what's "racist" about saying "Obama and his gang"? Are we so politically correct now that we must say "Obama and his appointed Cabinet members, czars and advisers" when we refer to those people in Washington who are dismantling America as we know it? This pushes the "racism" canard a little too far methinks.
Is this picture "racist" to you? Sullivan thinks so.