Keep Digging Geraldine

As one of my commenters noted, Geraldine has now accused black journalists, the world over, and Bob Herbert in paticular of engaging in a sexist plot against Clinton, and refusing to discuss sexism and misoginy. There's just one problem--BOB HERBERT, HIMSELF, SPECIFICALLY ADDRESSED SEXISM AGAINST CLINTON IN THE MEDIA BACK IN JANUARY. This is getting sad. It is a great lesson to me about how nothing good comes from anger. I just don't know who she thinks she's ingratiating herself with.Peace to Jezebel for the link.

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