In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Tony Norman comments on the (now ex-)Fire Chief who posted a racist statement about NFL coach Mike Tomlin and then claimed it was not racist, no sirree, not racist at all. A snippet:
Mr. Tomlin is the scariest kind of black man — a successful husband and father who has navigated a “white owned” institution and learned to wield its power at the highest levels. Because of the asymmetry of the power dynamic with Mr. Tomlin, Mr. Smith did the only thing available to him as a civilian volunteer fire department chief going up against a black coach who doesn’t know he exists — he played the race-ish card.
I know what you’re thinking: What’s the race-ish card?
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