From my new column in Taki's Magazine:
With Barack Obama solemnly recounting for us last Friday how being black in America has personally burdened him, race is back in the news.
Actually, race is always in the news. Still, it’s worth using this particular intersection of inanity—during which the President and the Attorney General have made themselves look more foolish than Geraldo Rivera—to think through the most important question about race in the 21st century: How horrible would it really be if it became respectable to discuss racial realities seriously and intelligently?
Read the whole thing there.