Friday, July 24, 2009

Profiles in Profiling

Matthew Yglesias on the Gates case and the right-wing’s response to President Obama’s comments on the Cambridge police action:

The conservative movement, which never ever ever dedicates any time or energy to the problem of racial discrimination suffered by non-whites, thinks it’s very important to draw attention to the social crisis of white people burdened by accusations of racism.

Did you ever notice that the people who rushed to condemn the president have probably never been the victim of racial profiling?