In her column today in the New York Times, MoDo is on to something when she says that the undercurrent of much of the opposition to President Obama is racism. "Some people just can't believe a black man is president and will never accept it," MoDo writes.
Not surprisingly, the South Carolina clown who interrupted the President's speech on Wednesday is a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and fought to keep the Confederate flag flying over the South Carolina statehouse. He's become typical of the shrinking far right lunatic base of the Rethuglican Party. Just go to any newspaper and check out the signs that were on display in yesterday's wingnut rally in Washington, DC. All that was missing were the white hoods and sheets.