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April 12, 2014
The Boy Who Cried Wolfism?
The dust-up between Attorney General Eric Holder and Congressman Louie Gohmert during a congressional hearing was the next day followed by Mr. Holder addressing Al Sharpton’s National Action Network’s (NAN) conference in Washington. It was during Holder’s address to a presumably friendly audience that the implication of racism raised its ugly head and Mr. Holder is quoted as saying: "I am pleased to note that the last five years have been defined by significant strides and by lasting reforms even in the face of unprecedented, unwarranted, ugly and divisive adversity," he continued. "If you don't believe that, you look at the way, forget about me, you look at the way the attorney general of the United States was treated yesterday by a House committee … What attorney general has ever had to deal with that kind of treatment?” (emphasis supplied, but we’ll come back to it later) Accusations of racism are a...(Read Full Post)