Friday, September 19, 2008

How Racisim Works

I don't know who wrote this, but it bears circulating.

How racism works

What if John McCain were a former president of the Harvard Law Review?
What if Barack Obama finished fifth from the bottom of his graduating class?

What if McCain were still married to the first woman he said 'I do' to?
What if Obama were the candidate who left his first wife after she no longer measured up to his standards?

What if Michelle Obama were a wife who not only became addicted to pain killers, but acquired them illegally through her charitable organization?
What if Cindy McCain graduated from Harvard?

What if Obama were a member of the 'Keating 5'?
What if McCain was a charismatic, eloquent speaker?

If these questions reflected reality, do you really believe the election numbers would be as close as they are?

This is what racism does. It covers up, rationalizes and minimizes
positive qualities in one candidate and emphasizes negative
qualities in another when there is a color difference.

Been reading:

Blizzard of Lies - Anyone with an Internet connection can disprove many assertions of the McCain campaign.

Hurricane Ike hits my sister's former home of Winnie, TX. I'm sure there will be more information about this later...

Palin is gloriously, fabulously unfit for duty

Sinclair Lewis and Sarah Palin

Blog House: Nightmare on Wall Street

1 comment:

cliff1976 said...

My observant wife remarked a couple weeks ago that those who are all excited about Sarah Palin's gun-totiness would most likely be less enthusiastic if she were a black man with a passion for firearms.

She's so smart. :)