Racist Signs at Tea Parties

I mentioned this the other day, but one of the hallmarks of contemporary American conservatism is that while it’s no longer a white supremacist movement, it is a movement marked by a combination of tolerance for racism with massive oversensitivity about the idea that “PC” forces are stifling freedom. Thus it’s no surprise to me that Dave Weigel’s photo essay from today’s tea party included this sign:


Meanwhile, on Fox News today I saw about a million hours of Tea Party coverage, plus a little coverage of Jamie Foxx allegedly making “racially charged” comments against white people, but nothing about racism at tea parties.