Tag Archive | American politics

A Failure of Whiteness

In On Choosing Trump and Being Bad, Caleb Crain wrote that his peers …argue that what triumphed on Tuesday was white racism. That strikes me as true. And it also strikes me as true that white workers were acting out of a deep economic grievance on Tuesday. Argument A doesn’t falsify Argument B, in this […]

The Invisible President

Just Dad says: Can’t understand all the fuss around Clint’s conversation with an empty chair. His performance only proves that author, Ralph Ellison, of “Invisible Man” fame, was right: white people don’t see black people. To whites, blacks are invisible. For all we know, President Obama was in the chair, but the Republicans were not […]