America may have taken a gigatic racial leap forward this week. The rest of the world, apparently, still has a way to go.
By way of illustration, see this New York Times report on comments by Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
Then there is Austrian television personality Klaus Emmerich, who has ignited a controversy of his own over "racist comments about Barack Obama, the US president-elect."
- Garry J. Wise, Toronto