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Shut Up, He Explained

Oilpatch Mercenary Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 3:35 AM
The Democrats used to be defined by the Klu Klux Klan. Now they are dominated by the Klu Klux Tan. The color has changed but not the odor.

There was something familiar, eerily familiar, about the stories that a reporter named Robert Huber recounted in his piece for Philadelphia magazine called "Being White in Philly." They were largely stories from white folks who lived in or near largely black neighborhoods and didn't feel free to speak their minds lest their neighbors accuse them of being racist.

These folks found it more prudent to keep their views to themselves, even if that meant not addressing problems that badly needed addressing. Because to express them might be asking for trouble.

What was so familiar about their stories? Just reverse their...

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