Sarah Palin has come up with a brand-new criticism of the president with an old, worn-out theme: reverse racism (we think that's what she's getting at, at least). She's decided that Barack Obama wants to return American to discrimination similar to that of the days "before the Civil War." She told Fox News' Sean Hannity:
Now, it has taken all these years for many Americans to understand that that gravity, that mistake, took place before the Civil War and why the Civil War had to really start changing America. What Barack Obama seems to want to do is go back to before those days when we were in different classes based on income, based on color of skin.
We can only guess that this convoluted theory about what Obama "seems to want" is a response to the recent Derrick Bell non-scandal and the idea that he thought and talked about race when he was a student — which, as everyone on the far right is aware, means he is racist.
If she says so …
Read more at the Huffington Post.