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Friday, June 10, 2005

A simple test for Janice Rogers Brown

The Senate has said yes to sending the world's most dangerous (because conservative) African American woman a seat to the D.C. Court of Appeals. Yet the ever-vigilant senior senator from Massachusetts has his doubts about who this woman really is. An excerpt from the speech Ted might have made if he had wanted to be honest:
I welcome this opportunity to respond to the charge that in voting against an African American woman, I am somehow betraying my commitment to racial and gender equality. This allegation assumes that Janice Rogers Brown is in fact an African American woman. So say her supporters. But in this age of special effects, appearances can be deceptive. How do we know for sure?
Here's Teddy K's "speech" in its entirety...