Let's face it--this is what it's come to. No one on the right dare say it out loud. To enunciate it would be to admit something shameful, something flawed. But, there is a tangible sense of racially-based fear and mistrust present with Tea Party activists that the Republicans have seized upon and seemingly seek to exacerbate.
DTN seems to be the message resonating throughout the right-wing blogosphere, the Tea Party rallies, conservative talk radio and certainly Fox News. Early on, even when a great majority of Americans watched with pride as the first African-American rose to the highest office in the land, there seemed to be a concerted effort to thwart those positive feelings and stir the fear, mistrust and, in some cases, hatred still lingering in the minds of some white Americans.