VDH: Race — on the Brain

“The president of the United States attended a church for 20 years overseen by an abject racist (and was married by him and took his book title from him). When he was presented with audio-video proof of that creepy racism and anti-Semitism, Mr. Obama swore he could no more disown Reverend Wright than he could his own grandmother — although in nearly every subsequent public appearance Wright’s slurs confirmed a racism that appeared second-nature and of long duration.”