September 30, 2008

My debate question

The upcoming presidential debate will feature questions from the audience. Here's what I'd ask if I had the chance:

Irrelevant to presidential politics? No! It's an excellent proxy for people's stance on racial issues. As we've seen in this campaign, race is still on everyone's mind. And since the candidates wouldn't be expecting it or prepared for it, it would be a true test of their rhetorical abilities.

For the story behind this video, see My 10 Questions Video on Racialicious.

For more on the subject, see Team Names and Mascots.

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