I fully agree with this blogger. And please don’t tell me that I’m reading too much into it. It’s the same thing with McCain’s refusal to look Obama in the eye the other night. “How dare this uppity ______ not know his place?”
And about McCain’s running mate:
But seriously?! What. The. HELL?! Never mind the racism, alleged or otherwise . . . this woman frightens me.
But, as Tim Wise reminds us, white privilege is an amazing thing, and when it comes right down to it, it doesn’t matter HOW dumb a person may be . . . because everybody knows that it’s not nice to talk badly about nice white barracuda-pit bull ladies.