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PublicWrath Donating Member (597 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-04-06 01:03 AM
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5. It's been bothering me, too.
And it's as if to say that we're so beneficent for allowing them to take over our unpleasant tasks and pay them in small change. Bush's "rhetoric" is usually calculated to appeal to the absolute worst in the American psyche.
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  -Does anyone else agree it's "soft racism" (whatever that means) when... Chimpys_Last_Stand  Apr-04-06 12:45 AM   #0 
  - Well said.  mikelewis   Apr-04-06 12:47 AM   #1 
  - What a good point!  eleny   Apr-04-06 12:49 AM   #2 
  - Thanks...  Chimpys_Last_Stand   Apr-04-06 12:54 AM   #3 
  - It's a straw man argument. I'd like bush to point out to us precisely WHO  radwriter0555   Apr-04-06 12:57 AM   #4 
  - Exactly--  bliss_eternal   Apr-04-06 01:04 AM   #6 
  - You are right, hate is hate....  Chimpys_Last_Stand   Apr-04-06 01:08 AM   #7 
  - I would just like to see more DU'ers recognize  bliss_eternal   Apr-04-06 01:25 AM   #10 
  - "I don't mean to sound racist, but...." is what some would call soft  radwriter0555   Apr-04-06 07:23 AM   #14 
  - is a straw man argument...  Chimpys_Last_Stand   Apr-04-06 01:11 AM   #9 
  - It's been bothering me, too.  PublicWrath   Apr-04-06 01:03 AM   #5 
  - Nothing soft about it  wtmusic   Apr-04-06 01:11 AM   #8 
  - I find it offensive but to disabled people.  DanCa   Apr-04-06 01:37 AM   #11 
  - "Soft racism?" No.  Sapphire Blue   Apr-04-06 01:49 AM   #12 
  - The very same sorts of arguments were used to justify slavery  MADem   Apr-04-06 02:14 AM   #13 

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