An Ivy League professor gets it wrong on abortion

Because stupid is an ugly word, we try not to use it as an explanation of liberal behavior.  Direct, but less harsh, descriptors like misguided, nanny state, meddling, arrogant, libertine and power-seeking are often used instead. But this is one of those rare situations where only stupidity will suffice. On Saturday's Melissa Harris-Perry on MSNBC, University of Pennsylvania Assistant Professor Salamisha Tillet  made comments that leave only question unanswered:  Do all liberals think this way or just professor Tillet? Professor Tillet attempted to explain Republican (white, in her terms) support of a ban on 20+ week abortions as a racially motivated effort to increase the relative proportion of white births: Well, I think, the Census just released data, so part of it is the changing racial demographics in the United States. For the first time in American history, children born under the age of five are racial, the majority of them are racial and ethnic...(Read Full Post)