Jack McMahon, attorney for accused baby-killer Kermit Gosnell, says the state's prosecution is "elitist" and "racist."
A former assistant district attorney, McMahon is a good man and a ferocious defender, but...
Racist? The prosecution is brought by D.A. Seth Williams. The last time I looked, Seth was black.
Samuel Johnson said, "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel."
Today, that would be "racism." Not to say there is no racism, just not everything criticizing non-whites is racist.
In a few hours, Philadelphia Magazine editor Tom McGrath and writer Robert Huber willl be at my offices for a re-education session with the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists, to discuss the infamous "Being White in Philly" cover story. I will try to attend.
I'm sure it will be civil and I'm almost sure nothing will come out of it.