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March 12, 2012

Stop Tweeting @Soledad_OBrien.
I mean it. #StopTweetingSoledad

Last time we checked in on @Soledad_OBrien (D-CNN), she was getting the Wikipedia definition of Critical Race Theory whispered in her ear because Breitbart.com's Joel Pollak came to her show prepared to do battle.

@Soledad_OBrien's ignorance/deception about Critical Race Theory, her combative posture in the interview, the Wikipedia cite and subsequent edit-war, and some has-been comedian who was also a guest on the show's accusing Joel Pollak of being a racist resulted in a massive amount of Twitter traffic pointed at @Soledad_OBrien.

It seems @Soledad_OBrien didn't like that very much and asked people today to "stop tweeting me, we've moved on". Now, I don't even know what "tweeting" is, but it apparently makes @Soledad_OBrien very, very angry.

So angry, in fact, that she sought to further shore up her prior piece on Critical Race Theory by bringing Dorothy Brown from @EmoryUniversity on to explain it to us. And by explain, I mean lie.

Soledad invited Emory University professor Dorothy Brown to talk about Critical Race Theory because she’s written about it: Fighting Racism in the Twenty-First Century. Here’s an excerpt, courtesy of Rightsphere:
Although CRT does not employ a single methodology, it seeks to highlight the ways in which the law is not neutral and objective, but designed to support White supremacy and the subordination of people of color.

Which I’m pretty sure was Joel Pollak’s definition as well. The one Soledad kept sputtering about, to stall for time while her intern Googled it. And yet this morning, Brown said CRT had nothing to do with that stuff.

O’Brien: One of the things you heard Mr. Pollak say, he said that Critical Race Theory is all about white supremacy… So you’re a professor, you teach this theory, you’ve written a book about it. Is it all about white supremacy?

Brown: No, it’s nothing about white supremacy. When I hear “white supremacy,” I think of the Ku Klux Klan. Critical Race Theory is the opposite of that. So, honestly, I have no idea what he was talking about.

Perhaps, Professor Brown, he read what you wrote.

Now, I'd never want to encourage such a thing, but if you can figure out how to "tweet" in the first place and then send one in such a way that @Soledad_OBrien would see it, I really don't have any way of stopping you.


#StopTweetingSoledad

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