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  •  ... okay, but (1+ / 0-)

    if someone were to slap a blonde toddler in order to make a satirical point about how it isn't okay to slap redheaded toddlers, and everybody were to fall on him like a ton of bricks for doing so, would they be wrong?

    I mean, the argument here seems to be that saying racist things in order to make a point about racism somehow strips the racist things you say of their ability to hurt, because you didn't mean them.  And that's not how it works.

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