The “investigator,” of course, is the representative of a predominantly Muslim country, Senegal (h/t to No Sheeples Here).
This piece by Stephanie Nebehay at Reuters, reports:
“The special rapporteur will…gather first-hand information on issues related to racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance,” a U.N. statement said on Friday.
Nebehay appears to offer her own opinion (unless quotation marks have gone astray),
Race has become a central issue in the U.S. election cycle because Sen. Barack Obama, the frontrunner in the battle for the Democratic nomination battle, stands to become the country’s first African American president.
The U.N. Special Rapporteur has also “investigated” America’s bias against Islam, our court’s application of the death penalty, (which, of course, is also biased, according to the U.N.), and our “hate” crimes (display of hangman’s nooses).
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