Jeffrey Lord, the American Spectator genius who argued yesterday that Shirley Sherrod was lying because her relative who was beaten to death on the courthouse steps while handcuffed in 1945 wasn’t really lynched, sets us all straight today:
I have read the Court’s decision. Three people are not a “mob.” A mob is defined as a “large crowd.” So there was no “mob action” because there was no mob. Second, the Supreme Court specifically said the Sheriff and his deputy and a local policeman acted “under color of law.” Which means they had legal authority.
If that’s not dumb enough, try this on for size:
There is, I’m sorry to say, a direct connection between Southern racists of yore and, say, the Obama Administration policy in Arizona.. The Black Panther case. And what Ms. Sherrod was doing in her speech when she ever so casually linked criticism of health care to racism, which is to say not supporting a (her words) “black President.”
It’s one big black conspiracy!