Free Speech Cure for Racism

Posted by Katherine | Friday, May 30th, 2008

Sexism isn't the only wart on the Democratic primary. Obama's blackness has of course come up in blatant and derogatory ways. Also in slipperier form from the Clinton campaign: after Hillary won in Indiana, West Virginia, and Kentucky and brandished her white support, she was accused by many of playing ...

Working-Class Questions for Candidates

Posted by Katherine | Friday, May 16th, 2008

Jeff "Petro" Petkevicius is running for president. His platform: gas at $1.25 per gallon. Petro is a Katrina survivor living in Ponchatoula, LA, where he works for a water treatment company. He describes himself as a "street savvy" "conservative Jesus Freak" who's seen a thing or two in life. Petro and ...