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Fri May 26, 2017, 05:52 PM

Ex-coroner: Elected officials being free to use N-word a 'great thing' about South Carolina

As Dorchester County's coroner, Chris Nisbet would use the N-word as a term for black people he considered thugs, he said in newly released court records.

But Nisbet, whose investigations of police shootings drew criticism from black activists, said he saw nothing wrong with white officeholders like him saying the word that many consider racist.

"I mean, that's a personal preference," he said. "You can't tell an elected official what to do. That's the great thing about South Carolina, right?"

Nisbet's 20-year tenure as the county's top death investigator ended after calling a black neighbor the N-word and pulling out a gun in August 2015. The confrontation happened within months of the racially charged shootings of a black man by a white North Charleston police officer and of nine black church worshippers by self-avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof.

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n2doc May 2017 OP
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Fri May 26, 2017, 06:14 PM

1. What an idiot

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Fri May 26, 2017, 07:38 PM

2. Well, this is a great place for me to mention a point about some people that annoys me

They act like freedoms carry no responsibilities. They're wrong. This occurs in lots of walks of life: speech, driving, guns, etc.

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Fri May 26, 2017, 11:02 PM

3. I know two wrongs do not make a right but

maybe everyone there should just start calling him Honky. That would piss him off but when he whined about it they can just tell him they are doing exactly what he is doing.

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