But ever since President Obama issued his executive orders on immigration and African Americans stood up to the events in Ferguson (and around the country), the emergence of a confederate insurgency has finally been plain for all to see. And now some of them are clueless about what's happening. Exhibit A: Atrios.
One doesn't have to go home again to realize just how pervasive racism is in this country. And, yes, I think it has gotten worse in the past few years or so. Why is a total mystery.A total mystery? Hmmm...only to those who haven't been paying attention for the last 6 years.
Change is a motherfucker when you run from it. And right now, the conservative movement in America is fleeing from dramatic change that is certain and immutable. A man of color is president for the second time, and this happened despite a struggling economic climate and a national spirit of general discontent. He has been returned to office over the specific objections of the mass of white men. He has instead been re-elected by women, by people of color, by homosexuals, by people of varying religions or no religion whatsoever. Behold the New Jerusalem.Time to wake up, dudebros!!!