The Daily Mail refers to Clarence Thomas as “it.” Their headline:
IT SPEAKS! Justice Clarence Thomas asks a question in court for the first time in 10 YEARS in gun case
Can you just imagine if a conservative organization de-humanized an African-American liberal?
The thing is, I don’t think they did this just because he’s black. They’re doing this because he’s a black conservative Christian. And that’s not allowed so therefore he’s fair game for dehumanization. He is the “other.”