"When a man plays bass guitar in public to further his career, no one minds when you call him a bassist. When a man blows his bigoted dog-whistle in front of reporters to further his career, I think it’s appropriate to call him a racist."
— From my 2010 Creative Loafing editorial Dealing with racism
, on then candidate, now Governor Nathan Deal’s plain-as-day racist campaign. Today Deal called the campaign to integrate a Georgia high school prom “divisive
”. Nevermind that segregation is the act of literally dividing people by race.