Tom Tancredo Remains The Face Of Republican Racism

  • Former Congressman and failed Presidential candidate Tom "I See Brown People" Tancredo yesterday said that Judge Sonia Sotomayor was a member of the Latino KKK, otherwise known as the National Council of La Raza, the oldest political advocacy group for the Latino community. Unmitigated racists, meet your leader. [Politico]
  • Texas Senator John Cornyn, who understands the importance of Latino votes in winning his own re-election, thinks that all this racist crap is "terrible." [Huffington Post]
  • And even über-Catholic activist and anti-abortion advocate Bill Donohue isn't going to get all up in opposing Sotomayor. [BeliefNet]
  • In fact, most Republicans want those who are calling Sotomayor a racist and opposing her to shut the fuck up already. [Politico]
  • There must be something new in the Kool-Aid at GOP headquarters, because Dick Cheney sort of apologized to Colin Powell [ThinkProgress]
  • Plus, George W. Bush has finally weighed in the torture issue, saying that the practice was effective. [Detroit Free Press]
  • North Korea just launched another missile. [CNN]
  • They've even annoyed China. [Wall Street Journal]