If you’re looking for a real, in-depth look at Howard Coble’s idiotic defense of Japanese-American internment camps, head over to Is That Legal (starting with the February 5th entries). Eric Muller provides informative and well-researched background on the camps, from their origins in biased research done by the Secretary of the Navy to the voices of reason that were silenced in favor of racist, reactionary politics. He also puts a good deal of work into debunking Coble’s attempt to claim that internment camps were primarily for the protection of Japanese-Americans, and sent the explanation to Coble’s office as an added bonus.

I can’t believe that this schmuck just won himself another term in office.

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Jason Levine points to law professor Eric Muller’s evidence of Howard Coble’s extremely racist/ignorant statement that the internment camps for

• Pinged by Gen Kanai weblog on Feb 10, 2003, 10:27 PM

Thank you so much Jason! I’m hoping Coble has shot himself in the foot for the next election.

• Posted by: Gen on Feb 10, 2003, 10:28 PM
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