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  •  Having lived through a 1960s-1970s rife with (1+ / 0-)
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    offensive stereotypes of virtually every flavor, I know that white Southerners weren't the only, or even close to the worst victims of negative depiction.  But it's true that the stereotype -- which is always tied to lower class, deeply offensive "trailer trash" references -- continues to be commonly used, and often by "progressives" who should know better.

    "If you fake the funk, your nose will grow." -- Bootsy Collins

    by hepshiba on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 02:59:41 PM PST

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