November 27, 2012

SETH MANDEL: The Washington Post’s Dreams of Dixie. “This follows the general belief of the mainstream media that criticism of the Obama administration is racist unless it is sexist, though in some cases it can be both. . . . To the Post, if you are from the South, your motivations are immediately suspect. If you are from the South, you don’t have quite the same right as others to engage in public debate. This is not a particularly good sign for Susan Rice. Had her defenders been able to muster a case on her behalf, they would have presented it.”