…and conservatives try to claim him. Notes Jesse at Pandagon:

Bernie Mac died yesterday. Ergo, he was a conservative hero. I mean, he owned guns and acted like a grown-ass man! It’s becoming a routine part of being black and semi-respectable to conservatives – you must be one of them. You don’t have dreadlocks, you don’t hang out with Jesse Jackson and they can’t blame “hip hop culture” on you. Here’s your Reagan kufi! Go get the luggage!

Jesse also posts this great video: