We are most definitely not O.K.
Badgers pre-season dreams of glory crash and burn at Camp Randall. In their own house! Brewers lose two over the weekend. Can’t that line-up score any runs? Packers fit to be tied after Clay Matthews practically tucks Kirk Cousins into beddie bye and sings him a lullaby.
And now this exercise in race baiting from the ACLU:
Here we thought they were flashing code for the Washington Post. Didn’t know it stood for “white power.” Because the Washington Post is all over it:
In the background of a Coast Guard briefing on MSNBC on Friday evening, in a bustling aid center, a Coast Guard member flashed what some TV viewers …
[ Well, they are MSNBC viewers ]
… claimed was a white-power sign at the camera. In the clip, as an official detailed the efforts underway as Hurricane Florence tore through the Carolinas, a man with a crew cut sitting immediately behind him looked directly at the camera. Then he looked away and shaped his hand into the “okay” sign — a circle between his thumb and pointer finger, the rest raised. …
Or, he could have been indicating that he’s — y’know, like — O.K. Having been in a hurricane and what not. Back to the W.P.:
This comes a little more than a week after Republican operative Zina Bash ignited a Twitter controversy when some viewers thought she flashed the symbol during Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing. Some considered it a brazen public promotion of white supremacy during a high-profile government preceding,
Get it? The Republican operative is the one who “ignited the controversy.” Not the race baiters. This Kavanaugh fellow, we should point out, is a known white man. Not only that, but apparently he was once a teenager at a party.
Blaska’s Bottom Line: Did we say identity politics is making America crazy? And that’s not … oh, you know.