Pinpointing Racism at the Texas Republican Convention
Some challenges to Sen. Barack Obama’s potential presidential authority might be considered covertly racist, but here’s one that baldly revels in its ignorance: At last weekend’s Republican state convention in Texas, a vendor booth hosted by Republicanmarket pushed a pin that brought racial politics to the fore in the most blatant and unproductive possible way.
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The Dallas Morning News’ “Trail Blazers” blog:
While a number of speakers — such as Railroad Commission chairman Michael Williams and Mike Huckabee — have praised the advance of Barack Obama and what it means towards a colorblind society, at least one vendor hasn’t gotten the message.
At the Republican state convention, a booth hosted by Republicanmarket was selling a pin Saturday that read: If Obama is President … will we still call it The White House?