Via M.J. Rosenberg:
Before Bush, African-Americans were appointed to some good posts but not to our #1 foreign policy job. Two African Americans (one with a pretty odd first name) served as America’s face to the world. That eased Obama’s way. It is not Tiger Woods in whose footsteps Obama is walking — it’s Rice and Powell.
Fact is, “W” never gave any evidence of holding racist attitudes. I’m not talking about his programs which, to put it mildly, did not help African-Americans unless they were in the upper tax brackets. I’m talking about old fashioned racism — or even just the slur the occasionally slips out of the mouth of even our most liberal leaders.
I actually don’t disagree too much with this (though I have no idea what the Tiger Woods reference is about). Thoughts?