On racism and its manifestations
"If someone speaks like a racist, talks like a racist, smells like a racist, chances are – they're a racist."
This is a sentiment oft-expressed – especially by self-anointed progressive outlets and writers: racism is clear, explicit, and conspicuous. You can smell it from ten feet away, and you wouldn't touch it with a ten-foot pole. Racists are malevolent characters, folks who are of an unsavory character, who are inherently abominable or evil as a result of their upbringing, circumstances, or individual agency. The bottom-line is clear: racists are bad people, and we should condemn them. ...