The People Who Call Sotomayor "Racist"

By Ta-Nehisi Coates

Dave Weigel does the knowledge on Tom Tancredo, Pat Buchanan and the racist  thug who they've both sponsored. Attacking a black woman in Georgetown and calling her a nigger. What a coward.

Buchanan himself is a loathsome figure. One reason, I'm glad that I'm not in D.C. is a deep fear of being sucked into a media bubble that says you have to treat bigots like Buchanan as though they're old friends. Eff that.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2009/06/the-people-who-call-sotomayor-racist/18681/