Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Quote of the Day

Pretending that the historical context doesn't exist -- pretending that white men haven't enjoyed a privileged position in this society -- doesn't make that context go away.

Yes, justice is supposed to be blind. But for most of our nation's history, it hasn't been -- and women and minorities are acutely aware of how our view of justice has evolved, or been forced to evolve.
- Eugene Robinson

I do love Eugene Robinson so, and I highly recommend reading his column from today.

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