Jeeze, Dana. I post how many times, and you rail me for one statement? My back is still stinging...
Wow. I mean just, wow.
The very idea that "blacks" are a collective group of some kind and that one segment of that group needs to address and counter-balance another part is pattently absurd to me. These are two completely unrelated events involving completely unrelated people.
Perhaps I could have articulated that better, Dana, but I stand behind the sentiment of the comment.
Where was the outrage when rap artist after rap artist dissed their sisters? There was a deafening silence. Why? It's artistic freedom. It's free speech. It's part of the gansta culture. We wouldn't understand...
History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King
Thank God for Bill Cosby speaking up...
But one Anglo Saxon says virtually the same thing, and suddenly we have a major clusterf***
Yes, I do condemn a large portion of society of any color that responds to such abhorrent speech with silence, only to tell someone who isn't the right color that they can't say that. As was stated on the USA Today Forum (with tongue firmly planted in cheek)
"White" is the only race capable of racism.
Yea. OK. Got it...
Got it my arse.
An exaggerated example to highlight the absurity of this kind of argument would go something like this:
"White people need to get their house in order before they go pointing the finger at terrorists" (i.e. Oklahoma vs Osama.)
I believe Timothy McVeigh is pushing daisies. But thanks for the softball.