A Confederacy of Dunces

Buckwheat wonders if the rebel flag's fans are playing with a full deck

Buckwheat and I were playing bid whist with Charlie Chan and the Frito Bandito at the Home for Retired Racial Stereotypes in Hollywood last week when the Kingfish rushed in.

"Holy mak'rul dare, Brother Buckwheat!" he exclaimed. "It look like STUPID done struck again!"

"Oh, no," squeaked Buckwheat before dropping into the deep baritone and Standard English he uses except when he's in character. "You mean the Society for Turning Up Phony Issues and Diversions, that secret outfit that goes around making us black folks look like fools by stirring up dumb racial controversies like the idiotic fuss in Washington last...

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