Memo to CNN

by matttbastard

When embarking on a Landmark Multimedia Event™ called ‘Black in America’, it’s best not to risk your black-people-love-us-cred by, er, credulously citing avowed racists as experts on teh Negroes.  Just a thought.

Next up on CNN’s 2008 Ethnic Anthropology US Tour: Jewish in America, where we find noted WWII historian David Irving waxing poetic about picturesque Polish vacation spots for the Judenreich set.

Related: More commentary on Black in America from Jack and Jill Politics (and here), Kevin, elle and Renee.

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Jesse Helms Departs This Mortal Coil (Finally)

by matttbastard

(click the image for a restrained-but-unsentimental obit from ThinkProgress)

Hey, sing ‘Dixie’ to Strom Thurmond for me once you finally get down there, you racist, homophobic assbag.

Oh, and Happy 4th of July (indeed).

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