Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Coconut Rubio?

I saw this first at Michelle's, "The Old “Coconut” Smear: Another White Liberal Bigmouth With Race Issues."

A few readers asked me why I hadn’t commented on MSNBC’s latest attack on the Tea Party as RAAAAACIST. Been there, done that. Over and over and over again. (The Dallas Tea Party posted an excellent rejoinder video here.)

The whole right-wingers-are-racist and minority-conservatives-are-race-traitors-wrapped-in-color thing is getting really, really old. Staler than last year’s Halloween candy, Diane Keaton’s wardrobe, and the Smothers Brothers’ show. It’s gotten so old that yet another white liberal bigmouth has now resurrected a smear I first heard in college: “Coconut.”
Michelle's got lots more stuff at the link (especially The Root's unbelievable, "Black Folks We'd Like to Remove From Black History."

Also at Terry Ann Online, "