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Occam Bandage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-27-09 08:56 AM
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28. Um, yeah. Watermelons are a central point in Jim Crow iconography.

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  -Oh God, they have no shame. Mayor in CA puts out e-mail with watermelon patch on WH lawn. originalpckelly  Feb-26-09 09:35 PM   #0 
  - This story has already come and gone. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-26-09 09:37 PM   #1 
  - So quickly?  originalpckelly   Feb-26-09 09:41 PM   #3 
  - Here's one of 'em.  Occam Bandage   Feb-26-09 09:48 PM   #9 
     - I went and looked them up, but only after posting.  originalpckelly   Feb-26-09 09:51 PM   #14 
        - It's a good enough story to see again. That guy's an epic douchebag. nt  Occam Bandage   Feb-26-09 09:57 PM   #17 
  - You wish  EraOfResponsibility   Feb-26-09 09:48 PM   #8 
  - Stupid people rarely fail to dig themselves in a bit deeper. They get nowhere with it. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-26-09 09:49 PM   #12 
     - Someone else somewhere else will come up with ANOTHER picture  EraOfResponsibility   Feb-26-09 09:57 PM   #16 
        - They're just preaching to their own stupid choir. It's a circle jerk. That kind of bigotry...  Captain Hilts   Feb-26-09 10:21 PM   #23 
  - Yeah, because you say so.  liberalmuse   Feb-26-09 10:07 PM   #21 
     - Why the insult? The idiot issued his lousy apology yesterday. Here's hoping he gets voted out.nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-26-09 10:22 PM   #25 
  - Yeah, I've read this here a number of times already today.  elocs   Feb-26-09 09:39 PM   #2 
  - Everyone seems so dismissive of multi-threads.  originalpckelly   Feb-26-09 09:46 PM   #7 
     - YESTERDAY the idiot grovelled for an apology. nt  Captain Hilts   Feb-26-09 09:48 PM   #10 
     - Well, how old does news have to be before it is old news?  elocs   Feb-26-09 09:53 PM   #15 
        - Actually, that's kind of an interesting question.  Occam Bandage   Feb-26-09 10:06 PM   #20 
           - Maybe it's like pornography, you know it when you see it.  elocs   Feb-26-09 10:43 PM   #27 
  - Yeah, numerous threads on this already, but still, his douchebaggery deserves infamy.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Feb-26-09 09:43 PM   #4 
  - That has to be some of the best manicured land on the planet.  Cynical Guy   Feb-26-09 09:44 PM   #5 
  - You DO know the racist symbolism of watermelons and African-Americans, right?  DRoseDARs   Feb-26-09 09:48 PM   #11 
     - I mean, why watermelons? Why not carrots or a pretty tulip bed?  originalpckelly   Feb-26-09 09:50 PM   #13 
     - Yes. And that tarnished what would actually be a good idea.  Cynical Guy   Feb-27-09 06:53 PM   #29 
  - Over and done. I liked his "I didn't know black people and watermelons was a stereotype" excuse.  Occam Bandage   Feb-26-09 09:46 PM   #6 
  - Smashed watermelon found outside mayor's office  Liberal_in_LA   Feb-26-09 10:02 PM   #18 
  - He was lucky  Sebastian Doyle   Feb-26-09 10:09 PM   #22 
     - lol n/t  Liberal_in_LA   Feb-26-09 10:22 PM   #24 
  - Jesus, what an ass.  liberalmuse   Feb-26-09 10:05 PM   #19 
  - yeah...this is such a negative reference and all...geez  serrano2008   Feb-26-09 10:27 PM   #26 
     - Um, yeah. Watermelons are a central point in Jim Crow iconography.  Occam Bandage   Feb-27-09 08:56 AM   #28 

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