The Increased Participation Of A Minority In Political Activism Does Not Excuse Bigotry Directed At Them
It would take a very foolish observer not to expect the presence of Senator Barack Obama in the race not to result in higher participation of African-Americans in Campaign 2008 and significant support for his campaign from African Americans. When that support materializes, it will not excuse or in any way legitimize racist attacks on the senator or his supporters. This is so obvious as to not even bear mentioning.
In another contradiction, Hewitt writes, in the chapter titled “Mitt Romney’s Advantages”: “Start with the Mormons. The basic unit of the LDS church is the ward, comparable to a Catholic parish. Wards are collected into