Gee, Thanks.

by matttbastard

Bill Berkowitz reports:

In one of those better-late-than-never moments that came one week before Thanksgiving, Bob Jones University of Greenville, South Carolina, issued a belated, but seemingly heartfelt, online statement apologizing for “allow[ing] institutional policies regarding race to be shaped more directly by that [segregationist] ethos than by the principles and precepts of the Scriptures.” In 2000, Bob Jones III, then president of the university that was founded in 1927 as a private Christian institution, admitted that the university had been wrong for not admitting African American students until 1971. At the same time, “he announced the lifting of the University’s policy against interracial dating.”

Apparently someone in Greenville didn’t get the memo that white guilt is, like, so 2007.

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Giuliani Gets the Robertson Seal Of Approval

by matttbastard 

As per The Fix, Mitt Romney may have Paul Weyrich and Bob Jones III in his corner, but Rudy G. has apparently scored the coveted endorsement of Pat Robertson, despite Romney’s naked desire to hit the far-right So-Con Trifecta.  One wonders if the Mormon factor ultimately proved to be too much of an impediment for Robertson. And lo and behold, America’s Mayor is already reaping the benefits: in a drastic about face, muckraking blogger/journalist Shaun Mullen has decided that if Rudy is good enough for Robertson, then by gosh he’s good enough for him!

I can feel the cold, clammy hand of the Holy Spirit in this; praise the Lord and pass the Amaretto.

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