If you haven't heard, Naomi Schaefer Riley has been sacked by The Chronicle for Higher Education for her two, trolling blog posts about the elimination of black studies in universities. But that hasn't stopped some of her defenders from taking various routes to defend her racist posts.
So, just as we did with our guide on how to not sound racist when talking about black studies, here's our guide to defending Ms. Schaefer Riley:
The Defense: She's Married to a Black Man and Has Bi-racial Children
Thought: "You can't write racist things about black people and the black experience if you're married to a black man."
Employed by: Reason contributing editor and frequent WSJ opinion contributor Michael Moynihan (Schaefer Riley is a former WSJ editor); Rod Dreher at the American Conservative, Our Commenters
Honorable that Naomi S. Riley not disclosing that her husband & kids are black to defend self against foul racism digs: goo.gl/97QjE— Rod Dreher (@roddreher) May 8, 2012
The Defense: Her Argument Is Stupid, May Be a Little Racist, But Let's "Set Things Straight"