McKinney Mania: The Hill Goes Wild

Mary Katharine Ham
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Posted: Mar 31, 2006 2:06 PM

Cynthia's holding a press conference at 5:30, and has issued no apology. This oughtta be good. Actor Danny Glover will reportedly be standing by her during the conference.

McKinney's lawyer says McKinney is "just a victim of being in Congress while black." Riiight, because the real goal of this racist nation is to have minorities elected to national public office, then start discriminating against them. Brilliant. Cynthia, you've been elected to national office representing the state of Georgia. Strides have undoubtedly been made. No one is holding you down. Isn't there any point after which you can't pull the race card? This is just tacky.

Pelosi says, "I wouldn't make a big deal out of this."