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Articles We Stopped Reading Dep’t.

It begins: “I am puzzled as to why racism is thought to be a terrible thing . . .” 

I won’t link to the piece, which appeared on a conservative site today.

Back in the ’80s, David Letterman used to make fun of Madonna’s publicity stunts by saying, “I think she’s trying to shock us.” This piece, too, is a sort of attention-getting device. Conservatives are finally starting to make headway against the facile imputation of racism to anyone who expresses conservative views. Malarkey like this does a serious disservice to conservatives, and indeed to everyone else.

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