Chris Matthews Clarifies Experience Of Forgetting Obama Was Black For An Hour
Oh Tweety. It's fine, really. If we were Boomers, we would forget that people were black sometimes too.
The original comment was just a very 2008-campaign one to make, which made it so jarring. Yes, we know, he saved race relations... but how much attention did he devote in his speech to the Senate going with "sidecar reconciliation" to clean up the health care bill Democrats want the House to pass? These were the things policy nerds and bloggers were looking out for last night. So perhaps we all forgot Obama was black for an hour. Mmm...