They Said It

*“September 11 was terrible, but if one goes back over the history of the IRA, what happened to the Americans wasn’t that terrible.” – Doris Lessing.

For openers, you’d think a Nobel Literature Prize winner could be more precise with the language. Surely she didn’t mean to say that 3,000 people dying a death by inferno “wasn’t that terrible.”

*”African-American football players caught up in the rebellion and buffoonery of hip-hop culture have given NFL owners and coaches a justifiable reason to whiten their rosters.” – Jason Whitlock, black sports columnist for

Had a white journalist so speculated, it would have been a media firestorm.

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