Saturday, December 22, 2012
Two Ways to Cook Rice
Here are two similar commentaries about a couple of Rice's. Both are in positions of being spokespeople for Presidents under controversial circumstances.
Does one of these mindless parrots look particularly ethnic in some way? A caricaturish way?
No. Just my imagination. Is it my imagination that people that criticize Stacey Dash, Clarence Thomas, and several other black people as "Uncle Toms" and worse somehow don't get excoriated over it?
Someone else has noticed the "Rice discrepancy" as well. But I suppose it simply requires a memory of political events, and not particularly long-term at that.
Perhaps one of the unspoken justifications for this is that Condoleeza's commander-in-chief was white. Maybe? Check out this frame for "Condi Rice":