Month: August 2009

Don’t you just hate it when you say something you really mean, but then it comes out kinds of funky and everyone looks at you and points, then screams “bigot!” That’s what kind of day Kansas Rep. Lynn Jenkins was having. In yet another episode of “When Keepin’ It Real Goes Wrong,” Jenkins made the faux pas of saying that the Republicans “are struggling right now to find the great white hope. I suggest to any of you who are concerned about that, who are Republican, there are some great young Republican minds in Washington.”

She then went on to name some potentials she liked, all white of course. Oopsie daisy! Bring on the “See? What I had meant was” in 1 … 2 … 3 …

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Seriously. It was like bringing a wooden spoon to a nuclear war.

Jay-Z and Drake have recently put out a little ditty called “Off That” because we all know that Jay-Z is never retiring. In the song he proclaims the many things that we are now “off,” including sagging jeans and large chains and making it rain and many other things I’ve chronicled in my “Limits of Blackness” series where I’m all “WTF, my people. I love you, but I can’t go there with you.” I’m all for it. Reminds me (content-wise) of Lupe’s “Dumb It Down,” another favorite track of mine. But the song also disses conservative yak-meister Rush Limbaugh and FOX News talking head/host Bill O’Reilly. You know? Just because.

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