Under the Black Flag

Alien Report

The newspaper that prints only what fits its piously fraudulent agenda, the New York Times, has reviewed a book by one Ta-Nehisi Coates twice, both times showering it with the sort of praise that would make a Hollywood name-dropper blush.  A biweekly magazine, New York, which reports mostly on food and gay porn, put the scribe on the cover, and the author has been lionized like no other since, I suppose, Victor Hugo back in the old country.  (There is not a town or city in the land of cheese that doesn’t include a Rue Victor Hugo.)  Needless to say, Ta-Nehisi (sounds as exotic as Taki) Coates is a black American who hates whites and sees no difference between white cops who shoot unarmed black people and the police and firefighters who lost their lives being first responders to the September 11 attacks.  “They were not human to me.”  Atta boy, Ta-Nehisi: If talent won’t get you up the greasy pole, try rage, and the Times will give you a great review, New York will put you on their cover, and your employer, The Atlantic, will send you all expenses paid to Aspen to mix with billionaires and neocons who will kiss your black ass.

The fact that America has twice elected a black president seems to have escaped this dude.  He is still back in the bad old days, before the War Between the States.  One Times reviewer, Michiko Kakutani—a...

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