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Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:26 AM

Drudge unglued: Django Unchained movie causes Drudge to go on racist tirade

Apparently the Jamie Foxx movie "Django Unchained" has really set off the racist right-wing in this country. Emblazoned across the top of Drudge in large bold print is the headline 'N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER. N*GGER.' that links to a review of the movie.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movie/django-unchained/review/399663

The only time the 'N-word' is even used in the review, it is to point out that although the term does appear frequently in the movie, it is used in historical perspective. Even then, the term used is 'N-word' and not 'N*GGER' as on Drudge's site. Of course Drudge knows that by merely dropping a letter from the word, and not using the 'N-word' term, he's throwing red meat out to his racist sycophants.

Quite naturally, given the historical setting, the N-word gets a heavy workout, by whites and blacks alike. But much more forceful is the cruelty dispensed by the Southern whites, both as punishment and whim; attack dogs are unleashed on one man, Mandingo fighters (in a homage to the unforgettable 1975 Mandingo) battle to the death in a beautifully appointed drawing room for the wealthy’s amusement, a woman is locked naked in a metal “hot box,” genital mutilation is arranged for a man and much more.


Of course, for race-baiters like Drudge, all they care about is that this gives them a chance to use the N-word. They bring up the tired old arguments like "how come they get to use that word but we can't". Indeed, all you have to do is look at some of the reader comments to see the racism boiling over. (I've always thought you could tell when an article has been linked on a conservative site by the jump in racist comments)

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Reply Drudge unglued: Django Unchained movie causes Drudge to go on racist tirade (Original post)
Hugabear Dec 2012 OP
hobbit709 Dec 2012 #1
rock Dec 2012 #19
aandegoons Dec 2012 #20
rock Dec 2012 #22
marmar Dec 2012 #2
Hugabear Dec 2012 #5
Paladin Dec 2012 #3
NOVA_Dem Dec 2012 #7
Cleita Dec 2012 #4
jollyreaper2112 Dec 2012 #6
randome Dec 2012 #8
Hugabear Dec 2012 #9
jollyreaper2112 Dec 2012 #15
Aristus Dec 2012 #10
1StrongBlackMan Dec 2012 #11
Paladin Dec 2012 #13
liberalhistorian Dec 2012 #12
Baitball Blogger Dec 2012 #14
Archae Dec 2012 #16
Brickbat Dec 2012 #17
Mr Dixon Dec 2012 #18
llmart Dec 2012 #21

Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:27 AM

1. Drudge is an asshole and always has been.

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Response to hobbit709 (Reply #1)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:23 AM

19. How to rearrange the letters in "Drudge" to spell "Asshole"

- Replace the "D" with an "A"
- Replace the "r" with an "ss"
- Replace the "u" with an "h"
- Replace the "d" with an "o"
- Replace the "g" with an "l"
- Leave the "e" alone

It's just that easy.

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Response to rock (Reply #19)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 09:20 PM

20. It's even easier than that

you just leave it as is.

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Response to aandegoons (Reply #20)

Thu Dec 13, 2012, 10:39 AM

22. I wasn't expecting a reply

but good one!

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:28 AM

2. Drudge is probably upset 'cause from what I understand, Django kicks massa's ass in the movie.

nt

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Response to marmar (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:31 AM

5. Absolutely

A few days ago, there was a headline on Drudge complaining that the movie is about "killing white people".

I wonder how many times Drudge has protested a movie in which black people are killed.

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:29 AM

3. Check The Comments To The Article On Drudge...

...if you've got a strong stomach.

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Response to Paladin (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:38 AM

7. those people are disgusting cowards.

Drudge thinks that by being the ringleader they won't turn on him. They'll never accept him and they'll throw him overboard as soon as they get the chance.

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:30 AM

4. Remember back to the TV series "Roots"?

It was used prodigiously then too, because it was the way people, both white and black talked back then although it still was pejorative to use it.

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:36 AM

6. Honestly, I don't get it

You write n*gger, is there something about removing a vowel that makes it less offensive? Would it be even less offensive to write it n*gg*r? Why not ***** and let us guess what he was called?

N-word, n*gger, either way we know it's meant to be nigger. It's as silly as writing G-d to avoid offense. Wait, what?

I just don't understand dancing around words. Is it something to use in polite company? No. But if it has context and relevance to the discussion, let's be adults about it.

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Response to jollyreaper2112 (Reply #6)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:44 AM

8. Agree but Drudge wasn't even trying to be creative in his writing.

He just wanted to take the lazy way out and see if he could start a shitstorm. That's all he does for a living, anyways.

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Response to jollyreaper2112 (Reply #6)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:45 AM

9. I wrote it exactly as it appears on the Drudge site

N*GGER is exactly how Drudge phrased it in his headlines

Even though the article that he links to actually uses the phrase 'N-word'.

To me, his phrasing is a deliberate attempt to evocate the racist tendencies of many of his readers. Drudge is in the business of propaganda, after all. He chooses his words and phrasing very carefully.

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Response to Hugabear (Reply #9)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:12 AM

15. ok

I refuse to even look at the site so didn't see the original article.

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Response to jollyreaper2112 (Reply #6)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:47 AM

10. I agree and disagree.

Removing a vowel does not make it less offensive. But I think removing the vowel (or two) is a written recognition that it is an offensive term; in a way asking the reader's forgiveness for using it.

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Response to Aristus (Reply #10)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:05 AM

11. Absolutely! n/t

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Response to Aristus (Reply #10)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:08 AM

13. Well Put.


I was fortunate enough to be raised in a household where racist terms were not allowed to be uttered. I also knew other people who routinely used the term "n***er toes" for brazil nuts. I choose that spelling to clearly differentiate myself from such people.

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:07 AM

12. Isn't Sludge

always "unglued" to begin with?

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:10 AM

14. He couldn't let that one go, could he?

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:14 AM

16. I wonder if Drudge ever saw "Blazing Saddles."

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:16 AM

17. That movie looks fantastic.

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 11:18 AM

18. WOW

Times must be really hard for Matt if he is now attacking Movies, just to get people to come to his crap web site. SMH

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Response to Hugabear (Original post)

Wed Dec 12, 2012, 10:00 PM

21. Jaimie Foxx was on the Today Show today.....

along with a clip from the movie. Made me want to go see it. Looks like he did a fantastic job.

Screw Drudge.

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