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Racists and Obama: It started with McCain's campaign in 2008

In his book, “Gook: John McCain’s Racism and Why It Matters,” author Irwin A. Tang details the long arc of McCain’s antipathy toward people of color. One example: For 30 years, McCain was unrepentant about using the word “gook” to … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin: Wicked wink of the West

In the magazine section of my local super-market yesterday, next to the Globe’s tabloid exclusive on George W. Bush (he may be suffering from Alzheimer’s disease) and the National Enquirer’s celebrity exclusive on Michael Jackson (his death was supposedly captured by a … Continue reading

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