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View Diary: Right-wing hysteria over Williams' firing continues (363 comments)

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  •  What he did (3+ / 0-)
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    SpamNunn, Jon Says, FistJab

    was explaining that one needs to fight gut feelings that are morally wrong. He was fighting ignorance, not feeding it.  

    I can't think of a better tv-show to do it than on Bill O'Reilly.

    •  You think Bill's audience gives a shit? (1+ / 0-)
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      All they heard was "blah blah scary looking Muslims I'm all scared blah blah." He was trying to sound all "reasonable" by using language that reinforced stereotypes - "Muslim garb". But his audience didn't learn shit from his confession of irrational fear. All they learned was that their fear was OK because a black guy has it too.

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