"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

The Monster's Mother

The insult:
"If Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position," she continued. "And if he was a woman (of any color) he would not be in this position. He happens to be very lucky to be who he is. And the country is caught up in the concept."
And then the racist insult:

"I have to tell you that what I find is offensive is that everytime somebody says something about the campaign, you're accused of being racist," Ferraro told Fox News Channel.

" 'Any time anybody does anything that in any way pulls this campaign down and says let's address reality and the problems we're facing in this world, you're accused of being racist, so you have to shut up. Racism works in two different directions. I really think they're attacking me because I'm white. How's that?' "

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous1:51 PM

    I absolutely love and value your site, but this caption "The Monster's Mother" is offensive. What Ferraro said is unfortunate. But she said it, not Hillary. Let's be careful that we not use misogeny to attack racism.