New York Times: Michelle Obama has good rhythm because she's black

Have you ever seen Michelle Obama dance on TV, realize what a good dancer she is, and wonder why she has such good rhythm?  Well, wonder no more.  The New York Times has the answer: because she's black. The Times recently invited the most fervent supporters of Obama to write love letters to her, and one of them, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (henceforth "Chimamanda"), said Michelle Obama has good rhythm precisely because she is black. She had rhythm, a flow and swerve, hands slicing air, body weight moving from foot to foot, a beautiful rhythm. In anything else but a black American body, it would have been contrived. If Donald Trump had said, "You know, I've seen Michelle Obama dance.  She has good rhythm.  It must be a black thing," he'd be pilloried in the media left and right.  But when this racist comment comes from the left, it is treated as loving adoration.  And it is a racist comment.  People...(Read Full Post)

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