Will the Far-Right Ever Hush Up?

When a Black man was voted into the Presidency, many Americans were stoked. We knew that Barack Obama would mean a strong break from the right-wing men (and Sarah Palin) that had made a spectacle of America. "Perhaps, I dared to dream, we might now enter a halcyon new age of reason and common sense, of calm voices and measured tones, with an end to all the screaming and name-calling," wrote Kara Vallow in a piece for Huffington Post called, "No More Mister White Guy." But to Vallow's confusion, the presence and antics of the extreme right Republicans is still very much felt.


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