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I wish the broad left would quit giving them ammo........
By:  Paul (Moderators; 64810)
Posted on: 02-06-2019 10:56.
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...from Bill Maher's "house ni**er" to Governor Dipshit's (and now his AG's) blackface, the racism really seems to only matter to Dems and Libs if you're a person already perceived as racist, and then it REALLY REALLY matters, much moreso than anything else.

If you're a "good lefty" then the chattering classes seem to have divined that it was meant it in some kind of broader context. Which may be true in some cases (Maher's is one), and maybe most Rs don't deserve much in terms of benefit of the doubt, especially when most of them who get caught have engaged in dogwhistle bullshit for years before actually saying something beyond the pale.

Still... it's too easy to not step in dogshit on these matters. The own-goals get annoying.

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“A shutdown falls on the President’s lack of leadership. He can’t even control his own party and get people together in a room. A shutdown means the president is weak.” --DJT, 2013