“Straight Dope” Admits It Muffed a Big One

Pointed out only because I think this column gets so much about so many topics correct.

Laffing off the yam was obviously an easy mistake to make, even for someone as check-all-the-boxes as Cecil Adams. He’s been excellent about admitting mistakes over the years.

I do think the prime point everybody missed about the GOP primaries was: if you have to have the alt-right assholes’ vote to win, you can’t debate the yam properly. If you’ve written off the assholes already, then you can show him for what he is.

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