...In that pool of racists, there are nonetheless many intelligent and well-socialized racists. (I’ll use IWSR as an ad hoc abbreviation.) You should consciously seek opportunities to make friends with IWSRs. In addition to the ordinary pleasures of friendship, you will gain an amulet against potentially career-destroying accusations of prejudice if you fire one now and again.
It's still somewhat surprising that Archie is so far out in front of the conservative movement. Inside: will Betty or Veronica go black?