The Problem with Sessions’ Hawaii Comment (And It’s Not What You Think)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions caused a stir this week in an interview on The Mark Levin Show, in which he dismissed the state of Hawaii as “an island in the Pacific,” the New York Times reports.

Hold on, you say, Hawaii is an island in the Pacific, or, rather, a group islands. To understand the problem with Sessions’ comment, more context is necessary.

Comments


Susan_Wright
EditorSusan_Wright
New Comment
etbass
30
Steve Berman
EditorSteve Berman
New Comment
Still Jules
David Thornton
EditorDavid Thornton
New Comment
Still Jules
6
Steve Berman
EditorSteve Berman
New Comment
E.E. Bokbok
6
peterheck
Editorpeterheck
New Comment
etbass
10
Susan_Wright
EditorSusan_Wright
New Comment
etbass
7
ClaytonFelts
EditorClaytonFelts
New Comment
JPL
9
Susan_Wright
EditorSusan_Wright
New Comment
Chevy99
5