George Takei referring to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as a “clown in blackface” earned him plenty of backlash as well as a spin-heavy defense of his remarks from some in the “media.”

The hashtag #ApologizeTakei was started, but some calling on the former Star Trek actor to apologize to Clarence Thomas have been accused of not understanding the alleged validity of Takei’s comments:

Instapundit Glenn Reynolds was having none of that, and offered this important reminder:




George Takei: ‘Blackface’ not racist; Clarence Thomas has ‘abdicated his African American heritage’

‘The Democrats’ @GeorgeTakei Problem’ … and other honest headlines you won’t see from libs

Will these liberal pols be asked if they agree with Dem-supporter George Takei? (We’re waiting…)

‘Stop the spin doctoring’: William Shatner defends George Takei