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DemocratSinceBirth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-12-07 06:36 PM
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21. Racism And Sexism Still Exist
My problem is criticizing one person for suggesting sexism still exists and lauding another person for suggesting racism still exists...

If neither still exist then there is no need for affirmative action... The fact that there is still a need for affirmative action suggests racism and sexism still exist...
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  -Is Michelle Obama playing the race card? ruggerson  Nov-12-07 04:39 PM   #0 
  - simple, she is a women, he is Black. the 'cards' are bound to surface and they  rodeodance   Nov-12-07 04:44 PM   #1 
  - I don't see anything untrue or mean-spirited in this sample.  aquart   Nov-12-07 04:45 PM   #2 
  - thre is also sometimes doubt in the minds of people of no color :-) nt  msongs   Nov-12-07 04:48 PM   #3 
  - If Edwards can play the "mill" card and Clinton can play the "woman" card,  XemaSab   Nov-12-07 04:49 PM   #4 
  - Isn't Obama (and I LOVE him) just as white as he is black? -nt  democrat2thecore   Nov-12-07 04:52 PM   #5 
  - You don't understand what it means to play the race card if that's what  Bullet1987   Nov-12-07 04:58 PM   #6 
     - I agree 100% - You misunderstood me. -nt  democrat2thecore   Nov-12-07 04:59 PM   #8 
     - Actually  ruggerson   Nov-12-07 05:12 PM   #10 
     - You misquoted Clinton, who clearly said the other candidates (not "the boys")  pnwmom   Nov-12-07 06:21 PM   #16 
  - How can she play a race card. You can see the lady is black and what's wrong with her saying so.  Bitwit1234   Nov-12-07 04:59 PM   #7 
  - I don't like the implication that black voters supporting someone else  wlucinda   Nov-12-07 05:11 PM   #9 
  - Well, that's exactly the kind of thing Obama's camp (with the help of people like Tom Joyner) haveb  journalist3072   Nov-12-07 05:14 PM   #11 
  - Very well-said  democrat2thecore   Nov-12-07 05:20 PM   #12 
  - I don't think she was saying that...  Bullet1987   Nov-12-07 05:32 PM   #15 
  - thanks for making light of a serious topic nt  Truth Hurts A Lot   Nov-12-07 05:25 PM   #13 
  - why don't you just elucidate your thoughts  ruggerson   Nov-12-07 05:29 PM   #14 
  - Racism And Sexism Still Exist  DemocratSinceBirth   Nov-12-07 06:36 PM   #21 
  - I agree with you that Obama and HRC are both well entitled  pnwmom   Nov-12-07 06:25 PM   #17 
  - Politicians Plays All Kinds Of Cards And Exploit What Can Be Exploited  DemocratSinceBirth   Nov-12-07 06:26 PM   #18 
  - For some reason it is expected when Obama does it,  pnwmom   Nov-12-07 06:28 PM   #19 
  - Appealing to a group of people for votes  Sparkly   Nov-12-07 06:33 PM   #20 
  - Don't forget the......  Grandrose   Nov-12-07 06:41 PM   #22 
  - the interviewer asked her her opinion  TheFarseer   Nov-12-07 06:42 PM   #23 
  - Ironically, she's being accuse of playing the race card by responding a polls about black voters  beaconess   Nov-12-07 06:45 PM   #24 
  - black people don't trust white people to follow up....  NOVA_Dem   Nov-12-07 06:46 PM   #25 
  - Yes she is. Didn't take long, did it? n/t  laureloak   Nov-12-07 06:50 PM   #26 
  - You think responding to a question about Obama's poll numbers in the black community  beaconess   Nov-12-07 07:21 PM   #27 
     - Yes. I think anytime you use race as an excuse it's "playing  laureloak   Nov-13-07 11:05 AM   #28 
     - How did she use race as "an excuse?"  beaconess   Nov-13-07 07:42 PM   #31 
     - Excellent point  ellacott   Nov-13-07 11:52 AM   #30 
  - no.  themaguffin   Nov-13-07 11:47 AM   #29 
  - You damn skippy she is and like Donna Brazzile  BenDavid   Nov-13-07 11:38 PM   #32 

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