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Response to Drahthaardogs (Reply #51)

Wed Aug 14, 2019, 12:04 PM

54. To you perhaps

You have yet to demonstrate that your perspective should carry any weight. Those associating the term with the character's racial identity have a far more valid point than this nonsensical "he was in the mafia" connection. There were lots of characters that better depict that characteristic than Fredo (who actually betrays the family).

It is the same as calling a black man a "thug" which gets lots of action on DU.

You probably don't realize that you just gave your point away. Is it an insult to a black man because it's associating him with a Muslim tribe in India???

On edit - And yes... I'm Italian. Nobody on our family chat has ever associated the term with Italians in general. Those who have seen the movie know exactly what the attack implies. My grandfather used to refer to Marvin Bush as "Fredo" all the time.

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