Juan Williams: Brutally Honest, Not Bigoted

The difference between the political commentator and his critics? He’s open about fears that many people experience but won’t talk about.

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I didn't recognize him or know what was happening, but was thankful that I wouldn't have to lower my window and get drenched. I arrived at the gate, smiled and expected to be swiped in like the others before me. Instead, he stood there and stared.

"You work here?"

"Yes, I work here."

He didn't move.

"Do you have an ID card?"

"Yes, I have an ID card."

I didn't move.

"Can I see it?"

I reached in my pocket with a sigh and lowered the window, preparing to let myself in.

"No, no, that's OK; you don't have to get wet," he said, swiping his card. "I'll let you in."

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