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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Wed Mar 6, 2013, 09:22 PM

30. Hmm ... sounds like a dog whistle to me

a.k.a. a thinly disguised appeal to race prejudice. From the OP:

If he's a good man, and we believe him to be a good man who would never kill noncombatants in a cafe in Houston, sitting out in a sidewalk cafe, smoking... oh, that's right you're not allowed to smoke cigarettes anymore. Let's say they're sitting in a cafe, if the President is not going to kill them, why won't he say he's not going to kill them there.


Unpacking it gives us something like this:

"The (black) guys who took away your cigarettes and want to steal your guns have given themselves the say-so to take away your life whenever they please, and if they hate you as much as we hate them why wouldn't they?"


That's based on what I've read from Paul fils et père before, but I haven't been listening to the filibuster so if I've got him all wrong my apologies to any offended. But I'd be surprised if that isn't what he's up to.

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