Thursday, November 13, 2008


For some reason this bothered me a bit.  I didn't find it funny, nor did I really find it offensive.  In fact, I really don't know what I thought of it, other than my internal reaction was not one of humor or warm fuzzies.  It was posted on Campus Progress:

The only thing I could really think of upon seeing this was that I was hoping to start the process of getting past the black/white, us/them dichotomy.  I was hoping we'd stop seeing and assessing people based on race.  I was hoping that this would start with a dialogue... not a joke.  But then again perhaps we still joke because we're still very uncomfortable with the very idea of a black man being president.  

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