In other words, Obama gave exactly the kind of tough-love, individual-responsibility speech that conservatives claim African-American liberals don’t give. The students at Morehouse responded with thunderous applause. Drudge and Boyle responded by calling Obama a whiny race-baiter. Makes you wonder whether maybe, just maybe, they’re less interested in the black poor than in using their plight to demonize black political leaders.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Daily Beast's Peter Beinart excoriates Matt Drudge
et al., for 'disgusting' response to Obama's
Morehouse commencement speech
that wasn't the worst of it.