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    Arken's response is the usual "why do minorities see racism under every rock" nonsense. Perhaps we should publish a dictionary of racist dogwhistles right here on Dkos for the uninformed to be enlighted.

    It reminds me of those who denied that the things being said about Michelle Obama during the primaries and general election campaign were racist dogwhistles. Or that the Watermelon patch on the White House lawn photo that emerged shortly after the inauguration were racially offensive..

    Arken should understand that those who have suffered the brunt of racist dogwhistles KNOW when one is being injected into the nation's bloodstream. It is not a figment of their imagination.

    "What the cynics fail to understand is that the ground has shifted beneath them." -- Pres. Obama (1/20/2009)

    by zizi on Tue May 05, 2009 at 09:35:10 AM PDT

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    •  It is? (1+ / 0-)
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      Amazing how you know what I'm thinking better than I do because I thought I was just saying that I personally didn't see any racism. I'm still waiting for someone to show me where the racism is in the statements.

      •  Give it up Arken (1+ / 0-)
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        There is no debate with the "it is racist/sexist/homophobic if any person feels that it is" argument.  I can see possible sexism in the description but it seems racism is in the eye of the beholder (and beyond questions).

        Your political compass Economic Left/Right: -6.50 Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -6.67

        by bythesea on Tue May 05, 2009 at 10:04:27 AM PDT

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