• RaceAhead: The Trouble With Steve King

    3 days ago - By Fortune

    I'd like to begin with three metaphorical firestorms that occurred while your intrepid columnist was digging out of the literal snowstorm that blanketed the Midwest over the weekend.
    The first came courtesy of Rep. Steve King , who drew public ire for a head-scratcher of a comment he made to the New York Times last Thursday, in which he yearned for the simpler times when he could say racist things and not be called a racist.
    "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization-how did that language become offensive?"
    How indeed?
    The firestorm created by the nine-term Congressman's...
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