Precriminations

by John J. Miller

The Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post is getting ready to explain a defeat for President Obama: Americans are becoming more racist.

While folks were obsessing over polls that showed their preferred presidential candidate being up or down, I obsessed over a poll that revealed a troubling rise in hatred among the American people. According to a poll for the Associated Press, anti-African American and anti-Hispanic attitudes have grown since the election of the nation’s first black president.