Is It “Invidiously Discriminatory” to Call Black Conservatives “Uncle Toms”?

note some irony in the decision by Valerie Plame and Joseph Wilson to use the law firm of Proskauer Rose LLP to sue top White House officials in part for supposedly being motivated by “an invidiously discriminatory animus,” since, on April 30, 2004, the black conservative group The National Center sponsors, Project 21, received this email, reprinted here in full and unedited, from that firm:

From: “Clarke, Paulette” <[email protected]>
Date: April 30, 2004 5:06:27 PM EDT
To: [email protected]
Subject: Black ConservativesYou call youselves “conservatives!” What do Black Americans have to conserve in America? You should be looking to be “progressives”? Black Americans need a lot more progress in order to gain as compared to the White Americans. We don’t need to “conserve” things the way they are right now. GET A GRIP, YOU BUNCH OF “UNCLE TOMS.”

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