The Racism of Frame

Wow. Ta-Nehisi Coates on The Racism of Frame: On Friday I joked on twitter, the other day, that biggest problem with attempting to write smart is that you end up attracting people who really are smart. And sometimes they write in to tell you you’re wrong. And sometimes, In such cases, your forced to acknowledge their …

Proud to Be Cynical

Proud to Be Cynical: Mike Huckabee, in 2011, on Natalie Portman having a child with a man she’s engaged to, before they’ve actually married: ‘One of the most troubling things is that people see a Natalie Portman or some other Hollywood starlet that boasts of, hey look, we’re having children, we’re not married, but we’re …

Loud and Wrong

Proud Of Being Ignorant: “What runs through Adam’s point, and Andrew’s point is one of the common threads of white populism–a rejoicing in not knowing things. It does not much matter to Huckabee that Obama wrote an entire book investigating the lack of a relationship between him and his father. It does not matter that …