The Corner

The Obamas and People

They have given an interview, citing the racial slights they have suffered. Okay. Fair enough. We all suffer slights, of one kind or another. Indeed, we suffer worse than slights.

But Barack and Michelle Obama are on top of the American heap. They are president and first lady. Couldn’t they be, like . . . like . . . like . . . a little grateful? They have done pretty well out of this racist old mean country.

Is that too terrible to say? “Racist”? Come and get me, coppers.

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