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Thu Mar 22, 2012, 12:13 PM

Creator of the offensive anti-Obama bumper sticker claims the 'n' word isn't offensive

Writing for Forbes, Roger Friedman interviews the site's owner, Paula Smith. Ms. Smith, who hails from Hinesville, Georgia, insists that neither she nor the sticker are racist. Who knows what Smith really believes, but her logic is a stretch, to put it gently.

"I do find it amazing and entertaining that one of our stickers has become a racist thing," Ms. Smith told Forbes.

She even tried arguing that the dictionary does not define the "N-Word" as racist. Wisely, Friedman posted the actual definition from dictionary.com, which says the word, "is now probably the most offensive word in English. Its degree of offensiveness has increased markedly in recent years, although it has been used in a derogatory manner since at least the Revolutionary War. Definitions 1a, 1b, and 2 represent meanings that are deeply disparaging and are used when the speaker deliberately wishes to cause great offense."

Her protestations aside, Ms. Smith appears to have removed the bumper sticker from her site.

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/don-t-nig-purveyor-paula-smith-says-bumper-185405237.html

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Response to wyldwolf (Original post)

Thu Mar 22, 2012, 12:41 PM

1. Wonder if she knows what the phrase "ignorant hater" means.

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Response to wyldwolf (Original post)

Fri Mar 23, 2012, 03:25 AM

2. I will key any car I see with that sticker.j/k

 

Or maybe just remove the sticker and replace it with stupid white trash 2012!!

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Response to wyldwolf (Original post)

Fri Mar 23, 2012, 05:00 AM

3. So much racism we can't even keep up with reporting it all.

Amazing, really, in supposedly what is a time where public racism is unacceptable.

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Response to wyldwolf (Original post)

Fri Mar 23, 2012, 01:46 PM

4. This woman is a typical right wing freak

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Fri Mar 23, 2012, 08:32 PM

5. O.o

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Response to wyldwolf (Original post)

Sat Mar 24, 2012, 02:26 AM

6. Roger should use other words

 

Feminazi, deaf and dumb, faggot, lezzie, sodomite, rag head, goatf*cker, towelhead or kenyan.

:sarcasm off:

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