Friday, October 24, 2008

Stoking Racial Fears

I didn't post anything about that story publicly because I don't really like jumping on stories about people who aren't really public figures and maybe don't quite have sense enough to understand what can happen when they thrust themselves into the spotlight. And, also, doubting the claims of alleged victims of violence is generally problematic. But, that picture... uh, whatever.

But aside from the obvious ways that this was not an especially nice thing for this woman to do on the politics side, it's also really assholeish to make up stories about a young white woman being attacked and sexually assaulted by a black man.