Not If We Can Help It

by
Abby Zimet

Looking determinedly backward, the opening speaker at
the Tea Party wing-ding blasted the U.S. "cult of multiculturalism,"
said John McCain was too liberal, and suggested a return to a
Jim-Crow-era "literacy test" to protect America from presidents like
"Barack Hussein Obama." As my multicultural people would say: Oy.

"This is our country," said former Congressman Tom Tancredo. "Let's take it back."

This is the world we live in. This is the world we cover.

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