The duration an elephant can balance on a teeter-totter is finite. That has always been my thought observing the friction between racist! and the law. Something uniformly accepted as the summit of wickedness isn’t forever going to evade formal sanction. Or barring that, won’t retain its talismanic powers over the population. The pachyderm is going to eventually fall to one side. Either racism (white only, natch) is going to become illegal or it is going to be jettisoned as state religion. The current accomodation of ‘Tis the foulest deed but First Amendment alas is a tiring act, I assure you.
And so where is the beast leaning? These polls give some indication.
These are fairly gruesome figures for anyone who prefers America to maintain at least a nose over the toilet lip. A few of my initial reactions:
* A plurality of the respondents residing in this geographical landmass are…
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