What is it about the phrase “Uncle Tom” that seems to send conservative commentators around here over the edge?
At least two local columnists have registered outrage, indignation and puzzlement recently over the fact that blacks been apply that phrase — along with a few other harsh criticisms — to a pair of high-profile black newsmakers.
At The Detroit News, Nolan Finley expresses deep and inconsolable dismay Thursday at black meanies in social media who blasted Dr. Ben Carson for using a National Prayer Breakfast speech in front of President Obama to air unsurprising right-wing views on taxes, social welfare, health care and some other hot-button issues. (Deadline Detroit)
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