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Shrill and Shriller: Barack Obama is Still the Scary Black Man (to key GOP constituents)

The New York Times today had an interesting piece on how Republican Party hacks continue to demonize Barack Obama as the alien “other” in the White House, and do so in ways that are designed to keep in high alarm mode the party’s … Continue reading

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See Here the Batman v. Penguin Debate Clip That Forshadows Obama v. McCain Debate #3

This is just too creepy—and cuts a bit too close to home. American politics really has become a parody of a parody: For a further reflection on absurd demonization—through the prism of Nathaniel Hawthorn’s story “Young Goodman Brown”—see here.

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