Oops, turns out Donald Sterling is a Republican.

Note: I landed a screenwriting gig for a short film earlier this month and have been busy with that for the past three weeks. I’m on scheduled downtime right now and will vanish again in a few days until that’s done.

Poking my head up for a moment to note the inevitable threw-the-pin-not-the-grenade stage of right-wing political masturbation. I’m not talking about Cliven Bundy, but rather the right’s rush to inform the entire galaxy that LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling appears to maybe possibly kind of be a Democrat based on a couple of political donations he made in the past.

If your goal here is to smear Democrats with guilt-by-association tactics, there’s little point in trying to find out if the man is actually a Democrat or not. All you need to sling mud is mud, and the right found some. Unfortunately for them — and it really is unfortunate after they got in bed with Bundy — another racist hand grenade blew up in their face. Turns out Donald Sterling is a registered Republican.

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