"Duh, I'm a black woman and here I am at the voting booth. Duh, since I'm illiterate I'll pull down the lever for someone. Hm... Well, he black so I may vote for him... oh wait she a woman I may vote for her... What Ise gon' do? Oh lordy!"
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Quickie: It'd Be So Much Simpler If Oprah Were Running
It's not every day that CNN runs an entire article about people criticizing one of their stories, but I'll give them credit for doing just that. Recently, they ran a story which stated that black women voters were in a quandary, paralyzed by having to choose between race and gender, and implied that these two aspects of the race trumped all others. Issues? What issues? The reaction was swift and scornful, and I especially enjoyed this response: