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Monthly Archives: June 2008

Reverend Right on Race

June 2008


As Obama repudiates a black preacher whose truths discomfort white America, McCain trumpets the backing of white preachers who vilify gay Americans of any color


In my senior year in college, I took “Introduction to Comparative Government.” The large course was taught by Karl Deutsch, a revered and academically well-decorated professor. In class, students were called upon to compare the political cultures of various nations. Each country, Professor Deutsch noted, has its own defining political ethos, a central strand of thinking unique to its history which shapes its internal and external politics. One student asked… Continue reading