Maureen Dowd

Dog Whistles

by Sonny Bunch on September 17, 2012

Was Newt Gingrich’s comment about Barack Obama being a “food stamp president” a racist dog whistle? For chrissake. Of course it was. Kevin Drum, “Newt Gingrich, the Yacht Club Candidate” [Romney’s] going to skate as close to the race line as he can while still retaining at least a smidgen of deniability about what he’s doing. […]