Plus I’ve been called “racist” by Dr. Dawg et al. for pointing out that barbershops are a staple of African-American urban life, the black male equivalent of (voluntarily) segregated country clubs — and good for them.
So behold this double rainbow of awesomeness:
Major mainstream news outlet, 2012 — and no, this is not an op-ed, it’s a news story:
But he [A BLACK DUDE] still sees black people voting for Obama out of a “straitjacket solidarity.”
Christie sees it in his barbershop, where black men shifted from calling candidate Obama “half-white” and “not one of us” to demanding that Christie stop opposing the first black president.
He sees it in the comments of radio host Tom Joyner, who told his millions of listeners a year ago, “Let’s not even deal with facts right now. Let’s deal with our blackness and pride — and loyalty. . I’m not afraid or ashamed to say that as black people, we should do it because he’s a black man.”