Gentle Readers, tell me now, which is worse — swearing up a storm, or creating a cuss-free cartoon that invokes the old "we must protect our white wimmen!" racist/sexist nastiness that gave us, among other things, the tragedy of the Scottsboro Boys?
See, this conservative Republican guy and Daily Caller ally called Andrew Breitbart — a foe of the anti-racism group the NAACP, he who employed James O’Keefe, the doofus whose takedown smear of ACORN is now biting him in the ass as his victims seek legal redress — has decided that you will be Oh! So! Shocked! to hear that an FDL writer uses strong language. Ironically enough, the language in question was employed in response to the conservative Republican smear job on the scorchingly righteous words of the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, a man who, having helped save the life of one president and provided guidance to another, has earned the right to use strong language himself to criticize racism and bigotry.
Meanwhile, even as Breitbart is hoping you’re all going to wear out your fainting couches in reaction to all that righteous cussing by an FDL writer in defense of a righteously-strong-worded black man, and even as that doofus Congressman Wolf (R-VA) bangs the Turner Diaries Fear the Angry Scary Black Men drum with his bizarre Black Panther fantasies, the very oily Michael Brodkorb, the Deputy Chair of the Republican Party of Minnesota and their chief spokesflack, links approvingly to a blog that features among other things a cartoon that depicts Obama as a gang-rapist. (If you’d rather not give the guy any traffic, go here instead.) And what is the conservative defense? In this case, it’s to try to pull a tu quoque, because apparently cussing by non-conservatives is far worse than the conservative racism that the conservatives somehow can’t see: