In a surprise appearance at the White House press briefing this afternoon, President Obama spoke in depth on the death of Trayvon Martin and, more generally, the complex nature of race in America and the disenchantment and alienation felt by many African-Americans. The unscripted remarks were arguably the most personal and heartfelt he's made as president.Okay, but Detroit's a thing, via Alan Caruba:
On Twitter and elsewhere, prominent conservatives reacted pretty much as expected: They called Obama a racist, accused him of faking emotion, and claimed that he's only trying to distract from the IRS scandal, which isn't even a thing anymore.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Responding to Obama's Race Speech
New York Magazine does a poor Twitchy imitation here, "How Conservatives Are Reacting to President Obama’s Race Remarks":