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The Straight Story Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-03-09 12:30 PM
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15. You mean like Obama?
This white guy voted for him because he was the candidate for the job, I didn't see him getting it as affirmative action :)
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  -So much whining about diversity in the USSC!! (Wittes editorial in WaPo, talkings heads on teevee) Sparkly  May-03-09 11:26 AM   #0 
  - In fact, women are SO diverse, they're not a voting bloc. Nearly half voted for GWB in '04. nt  Captain Hilts   May-03-09 11:32 AM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-09 11:33 AM   #2 
  - Wow.  Sparkly   May-03-09 11:42 AM   #5 
     - Yeah, diversity suddenly becomes highly controversial around here  QC   May-03-09 11:46 AM   #6 
  - I'd rather have 9 liberal white men than Clarence Thomas  FLAprogressive   May-03-09 11:36 AM   #3 
  - False dichotomy. nt  Sparkly   May-03-09 11:38 AM   #4 
  - The presumption that only a member of a demographic minority can fairly adjudicate issues ...  TahitiNut   May-03-09 11:50 AM   #7 
  - I am not making that presumption.  Sparkly   May-03-09 11:54 AM   #8 
  - Well, if there were no discrimination...  Deep13   May-03-09 11:59 AM   #9 
  - Yes, it's a RESULT. Forcing the appearance of a "result" is what creates Potemkin Villages.  TahitiNut   May-03-09 12:03 PM   #10 
     - Why assuming it's "forcing the appearance?"  Sparkly   May-03-09 12:09 PM   #11 
        - It's called "politics" and nobody (here) is assuming a fucking thing.  TahitiNut   May-03-09 12:17 PM   #12 
        - Who said that?  Sparkly   May-03-09 12:41 PM   #19 
           - When a self-identified member of a demographic proposes another member of that same demographic ...  TahitiNut   May-03-09 12:59 PM   #21 
              - Do you agree with what Benjamin Wittes wrote?  Sparkly   May-03-09 01:07 PM   #22 
                 - No, I DON'T talk about qualifications as though there's a single yardstick.  TahitiNut   May-03-09 01:33 PM   #23 
                    - You've argued about qualifications in your replies  Sparkly   May-03-09 04:42 PM   #24 
        - Because that is what people are proposing in this case  The Straight Story   May-03-09 12:28 PM   #14 
           - Not necessarily.  Sparkly   May-03-09 12:38 PM   #17 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-09 12:21 PM   #13 
  - You mean like Obama?  The Straight Story   May-03-09 12:30 PM   #15 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   May-03-09 12:36 PM   #16 
     - Maybe you have a better answer to why there still exist quarterbacks...  BlooInBloo   May-03-09 12:41 PM   #18 
  - you must put on your shit-waders to get thru the mourning joe show  spanone   May-03-09 12:44 PM   #20 
     - And some DU threads, it seems.  Sparkly   May-03-09 06:42 PM   #25 

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