Background: Soledad O’Brien managed to look like an utter idiot on CNN on Thursday when Breitbart.com’s Joel Pollak casually eviscerated her over the concept of critical race theory (CRT).
OK, deeper background: CRT is more or less identity politics run through an academic gobbledygook filter; some of its adherents have made some somewhat… incautious comments about white supremacy and the sham nature of the American civil rights movement.
TOM MAGUIRE: Scouring the NYT archives on Critical Race Theory: Joel Pollak 6, Soledad O’Brien 0. “I think we can count on the NY Times to present critical race theory in as gauzy and flattering a focus as possible, so let’s see how... Read Post
So the Breitbart editor in chief appeared on CNN yesterday to discuss the new Obama video. Results: hilarious. First, you have Soledad O’Brien lecturing Joel Pollak on what critical race theory is: O’Brien, with someone talking in h... Read Post