The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

27 October 2005

Metalaw alert

Kevin Aylward proclaims "Gilliard's Corollary to Godwin's Law":

As the discussion of black Republicans grows, the probability of a racist slur involving some form of the "house Negro" analogy approaches 1.

So noted. The Gilliard in question wrote this; I don't believe he intended it as a bid for net.fame, but things happen.

Posted at 8:06 AM to Almost Yogurt


I grew up during the Sixties. Had anyone told me then that forty years later, liberal commentators would be attacking black conservatives because their race clashes with their political opinions, I would have assumed he was joking.

Verily, reality is stranger than anything one can imagine.

Posted by: Francis W. Porretto at 4:42 PM on 27 October 2005