Fortunately, Alford doesn't let Boxer get away with this ridiculousness. He rightfully calls her out on her asinine and condescending treatment. In the following days, he continues to lob the verbal bombs over the liberal racist wall:
He correctly lands on the most critical point of the entire debate: the discussion was about energy, not racism. For Boxer to inject racism into it could only be explained by her liberal tendency to condescend to blacks as needing to remain in their place. A much longer telephone interview can be seen here.
As I've said, most of the remaining racism in America can be found in the liberal Left, not the conservative Right.
There's my two cents.