I’m not much for television, but when I do watch, your show is one I try not to miss. You’re funny, thoughtful and unbiased in your views. Unfortunately I missed the Michelle Obama versus Paul Ryan show that has caused such a stir, but I’ve certainly read about it. Now I know it’s time for another show, but this is on my mind, so I’m writing to tell you why the two statements are different and why Paul Ryan’s was racist.
First, I’d like you to stop and ask yourself, why in your mind, the fact that Michelle Obama made a statement validated it’s truth? Your question was “whether or not something was any less true because of who said it?” The implication is that you agree. And you should know better than to generalize and stereotype. Isn’t that what Republicans do all the time? Showcase some Black person to bolster what in their mind is fact as if finding a Black person who agrees makes it indisputable truth.
Well, I’ve been Black all my life, Bill and......