Are you white? Then you’re not Eric Holder’s people.
Holder concluded his comments saying that the Department of Justice doesn’t let race figure into its decisions. Even though race figures into his thinking, I suppose.
But, perhaps he wasn’t lying. Perhaps he was telling the truth when he said race wasn’t a factor. That would mean that “my people” wasn’t referring to any particular race of people. Perhaps it referred to another group of people.
- New York Yankees fans
- Snake oil salesmen
See? Race doesn’t enter into it.