Thursday, May 19, 2011

That's Your Foot You Just Shot

Do Chris Matthews and Joan Walsh not realize the implication of saying that, "Only a racist would recognize the coded racial overtones in..." (fill in the Barack Obama attack statement), and then proceeding to describe the "coded racial overtones" which they themselves recognized in the statement? How are they recognizing the "coded racial overtones" which "only a racist would recognize" if they are not racists themselves?

I think therapists call that "projection." It's a process of accusing others of the faults which I possess, so that I do not have to recognize those faults in myself.

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