links for 2009-07-16

  • "The news stories I read about little Malia weren’t so cerebral or celebratory. In fact, they were downright disgusting, and speak volumes about the deep divide that’s developed within the Republican party. I’m not going to get into the details, Jeff Douglas already did that well enough on Black Spin, and the less fuel on the racist fire, the better.

    But I can’t help but wonder — is this really all about the teeshirt? Or is it also about her hair?"

    (tags: race hair racism)