It seems that Mickey Kaus is hoping that "Obama's election will kill off much of hip-hop, at least the gangsta-inspired parts. But just killing off bling and gangsta fashion would be a start." Belle Waring has some doubts "Because after he becomes president he'll automatically become chair of the crucial monthly meetings at which black people decide what they're going to wear?"

I think the idea is that the highest-ranking African-American politician gets to appoint members to the Black Fashion Board. Kind of like the Federal Reserve or the Supreme Court, but for inner-city style.

Maybe Kaus could debate Mitt "Bling-Bling" Romney about this crucial issue.

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