Here's an ad aimed at Harold Ford.
Here's this picture.
And then, this ad.
Is this the same "race baiting" as in TKAM?
Threats against the President up 400% since George W. Bush.
And then, more recently, as in July, race became a big issue again, briefly.
And there's been a lot lately about Muslim-Americans. (here too).
And during the health-care debate.
And there's the attempt to cast Obama as somehow foreign, as "The Other"--(here, too) this is both a Republican and Democratic problem.
And we seem not to be able to talk about it very well.
Except, here's the president addressing race during the campaign. Forget the politics of it, it's considered one of the most important speeches on race given in the past generation or more.