[LINK] Best commentary on Obama's race I've seen so far
kauer at biplane.com.au
Sun Nov 9 13:03:31 AEDT 2008
On Sun, 2008-11-09 at 12:06 +1100, Rick Welykochy wrote:
> Obama looks black but is in fact half cast.
> He is as much white as he is black.
> The racism is glaring. No mention of America's first mixed race
What a fatuous thing to say. "Looking black" is all it takes.
This is a huge victory for America. Americans have collectively got past
the colour of someone's skin and given him the most mystically powerful
position possible in their society.
Good on 'em. I hope he does them all proud. But even if he doesn't,
they've already done *themselves* proud.
Karl Auer (kauer at biplane.com.au) +61-2-64957160 (h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/ +61-428-957160 (mob)
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