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Are Brad Paisley and Rand Paul the bravest men in America?

Hockey Mom Wrote: Apr 12, 2013 2:27 AM
Go cry in your beer. I'm not a fan of country music to begin with.
BigDog_is_Here Wrote: Apr 12, 2013 1:52 PM
shove it. You don't tell me what to do, sweetie. Go bake a pie or something.

Er, no. At least not by my lights. But maybe the country singer and the first-term senator are contenders for that title according to the attorney general of the United States, Eric Holder.

In 2009, Holder famously declared in a speech that America is a "nation of cowards" because it refuses to talk about race "enough." What constitutes enough race talk in our private time seems like a hard thing to quantify, and I'm not sure Holder has any idea how to do it either.

Holder was hardly the first, nor will he be the last,...