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Tue Nov 28, 2017, 08:14 PM

Pocahontas Not a Racial Slur, Says Prominent White Expert

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WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump’s use of the name “Pocahontas” at a White House event honoring Navajo veterans was not a racial slur, a prominent white expert said on Monday.

“If some Native Americans were offended by the use of this term, I’m sorry that they’re so wrong,” the expert said. “As a white person, I think I’m in a better position to know about this stuff.”

She also defended the decision to honor the Navajo veterans near a portrait of Andrew Jackson, who is widely reviled by Native Americans. “Before we held the ceremony, we consulted with a number of other white experts, and we all agreed that Andrew Jackson was great,” she said.

At times, the white expert seemed exasperated at having to explain to Native Americans what was a racial slur and what was not. “Look, I can explain it to them, but it’s real time-consuming, and I have a lot of other stuff to do,” she said.


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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Nov 28, 2017, 08:21 PM

1. This is too close to reality

Excellent

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Response to malaise (Reply #1)

Tue Nov 28, 2017, 08:29 PM

3. There are probably

some newspapers in this sad country that will take that as a news item and publish it!

Oh, and tomorrow's tweets will NOT call it FAKE NEWS!!!!!!

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue Nov 28, 2017, 08:26 PM

2. Sarah? Sarah Huckabee Sanders? That you?

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