A brief lesson on etiquette and racial sensitivity from a man known for comparing his rivals to Nazis and Klansmen. As I’ve said a million times before, the most grotesque aspect of these spectacles is how self-consciously performed they are; follow along with the official Olby Watch annotated transcript to see what I mean, or just skip ahead to the last 90 seconds or so and observe him straining mightily to reach an apoplectic crescendo. No “shut! the hell! up!” punctuation to this one, though, alas. Her Majesty, being a good liberal, is spared that Murrowesque coup de grace.
Exit question via Karl: It must feel weird for Obama supporters to see someone outside their own camp broaching this disgusting topic for once, huh?