Socialism is a flawed Economic (and Political) system.
Scientists have discovered that there is one major pigment, called melanin, that produces our skin color. There are two main forms of melanin: eumelanin (brown to black) and pheomelanin (red to yellow). These combine to give us the particular shade of skin that we have.
This racist, ignorant Editorial Page Columnist gets the two issues confused.
Is Obama a Socialist? Read this and decide for yourself.