And Now, Shrieking Imbeciles Spread Their Hatred to Knitting Blogs

White Knitters Bad. (h/t The Other McCain) Really, that’s the only summation that fits. Here’s the story: Knitting blogger gets excited about going to India. Other people shame her for getting excited. Brainless argument about her words ensues ????????? CONTROVERSY And why? Because she’s white. That’s the only thing that matters. Getting innocuously excited about… Read More And Now, Shrieking Imbeciles Spread Their Hatred to Knitting Blogs

There are Never Enough Witches for the Witch-Hunters: Hamilton and Race-Flailing

The inestimable John McWhorter: It’s been a shoe that had yet to drop. The praise for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical phenomenon has been resoundingly unanimous. There are already plans for a touring production, one in London plus a sit-down production in San Francisco. Miranda has performed for the president. The cast album has won a Grammy,… Read More There are Never Enough Witches for the Witch-Hunters: Hamilton and Race-Flailing

Democrat in Jail For Domestic Violence Protected From Expulsion by….NAACP

When I snarked about this a few days ago, I didn’t know that Rep. Henriquez was black (I also incorrectly called him a Congressman, rather than a Massachusetts State Representative). It doesn’t really matter that he his black (unless one wants to argue that if he were a white Democrat, he wouldn’t be in jail… Read More Democrat in Jail For Domestic Violence Protected From Expulsion by….NAACP

Richard Cohen Calls the Tea Party Racist, But He Used the Wrong Words or Something…

Richard Cohen is beneath contempt. In all the years I read the Washington Post, I never saw a column of his that was not cheap and tedious. Sure, I’ll fisk E.J. Dionne, because Dionne is a Dem apparatchik in journalist’s clothing, announcing the party line. His columns thus rise to the level of argument. Cohen’s… Read More Richard Cohen Calls the Tea Party Racist, But He Used the Wrong Words or Something…

My Interactions with @REALBROTHER0003 and the Banality of Twitter

A few days ago I tossed off a rather unremarkable post called “Self-Hating Honkies and the War on Easter“. Not much to it, really. In the post, I linked Stacy McCain, who gave me a shout-out on Twitter, as befits a gentleman and scholar. Well, if ‘Islamophobia’ is racist, why isn’t anti-Easter-Bunnyism racist, too? andrewjpatrick.com/2013/03/27/sel…… Read More My Interactions with @REALBROTHER0003 and the Banality of Twitter