Imus, Obama and Harvey Fierstein

Two takes on the Imus debacle that raise questions no one else is asking (at least not very loudly):

America is shocked, shocked. Harvey F. is amused: "...watching the rest of you act as if you had no idea that prejudice was alive and well in your hearts and minds..."

And NPR's Scott Simon wonders, since David Geffen produces music that demeans women as ho's and worse, and since Barack Obama is on record as objecting to that kind of language, whether used by Imus or hip-hop artists, shouldn't Barack give Geffen his money back?

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