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Update on Jim Crow

By on 6.4.08 | 7:10PM

While the substance of my question to John McCain earlier today remains, I believe, reasonable, fair, and important, I must acknowledge that further research still can't come up with examples of McCain using the words "Jim Crow" to describe immigration opponents; instead, just lots of bloggers and columnists saying that remarks of his were the EQUIVALENT of making the Jim Crow reference.

(The "nativist" quote is indeed correct, however.)

I therefore again apologize to the senator for misquoting his words.

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