Although I didn't find the events particularly offensive for the reasons stated in the article, I understand that others do. . .And Brown apologized for the actions of his staffers. He said he reprimanded them, so short of firing them, I'm unsure what the appropriate punitive measure would be. And, if you feel it's the case that reductive stereotypes warrant termination, that suggests that Warren should resign her candidacy and/or her professorship for her own assertions linking race to physical features ("high cheekbones. . .like all the Indians do"). The point is that there is a total lack of parity in the attention aimed at the nuances of this contest.
Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 23:39