I’ve discussed here on previous occasions the penchant among certain political types to employ what psychologists call “projection” — the defense mechanism whereby a person subconsciously denies his own thoughts and emotions and ascribes them to other people.
Witness, for example, THIS SITUATION, wherein right-wing Obamaphobes play the race card:
In his long interview with David Remnick in the latest issue of The New Yorker, President Obama gave a few thoughts on the dynamics behind his job approval rating. For anyone who studies public opinion, and the intersection of politics and race, they were banal:
“There’s no doubt that ...