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A couple of weeks ago, during shabbat lunch in Tokyo, a visitor from the US mentioned an interview on The Colbert Report that, in five minutes, encapsulated the absurdity of “political correctness” in the American political scene. Colbert interviewed Debra Dickerson, an African-American who wrote a book about “The End of Blackness”, to talk about the “blackness” of Barack Obama. I think the clip speaks for itself.

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