Remember Sister Soulja? And how Bill Clinton took issue with her, and the press went ga-ga, talking about his "Sister Soulja Moment," his guts in taking on the baser parts of his base?
Here's Matt Yglesias' #SmartTake on that:
People forget, but Sister Souljah was speaking out about the problem of black-on-black crime.
Now you all probably did forget that.
There's a reason you forgot that.
Because it didn't happen.
Here's what she actually said to provoke Bill Clinton into calling her out:
"Of black people kill black people every day, why not have a week and kill white people?"
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