With his sweep of five primaries Tuesday, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney continues to consolidate his grip on the Republican presidential nomination, causing media attention to shift to his selection of a running mate. Stanford professors disagreed about just how important Romney’s choice may be come November.
In Tuesday’s talk titled “A Constitutional Conversation with Dan Farber: Why Rick Perry is Wrong About Secession and What the Answers Imply About Federal Power,” Farber, professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley, gave a definitive answer to the question, “Does any state have the right to secede?”
There you have it: saying that scary Muslims in their scary Muslim clothes (well, technically, it’s scary Islamic clothes) are scary is not bigoted. This is the part where, if I were looking to refute this point, I’d point out that the 9/11 hijackers were not wearing Muslim garb (whatever that means), or point to a counterexample (what if it were someone saying they were afraid of black/Latino/Mongolian people?) designed to blow your mind…