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Mickey Kaus Explains That Barack Obama’s Bad At Politics Because He’s Black

By Matthew Yglesias on April 15, 2011 at 2:54 pm

"Mickey Kaus Explains That Barack Obama’s Bad At Politics Because He’s Black"

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Mickey Kaus:

Cost doesn’t go into why Obama managed to get to the top of politics without being all that good at it. The answer is distressingly obvious: Obama’s the biggest affirmative action baby in history.

It’s brilliant. The only thing left to explain is how is it that white men are so disproportionately successful at getting elected to national office despite the terrifying obstacles that stand in our way.

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