Did You Know the Tan Tax Is Racist?


It is, say Internet commentators and conservative radio hosts, because white people are pretty much the only ones who use tanning beds, supposedly. It’s another Obama conspiracy! After black people were enslaved in America for hundreds of years, and then denied the rights of citizenship for another hundred after that, Obama exacted his revenge against whites with a 10 percent tax on indoor tanning. Okay, fine — but now we’re even. [WP]