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User: argument_clinic (posted by evilgrins)
Date: June 2nd, 2009
Subject: if you've been watching the news...
Security: Public
Location:94306
Mood:annoyedannoyed
Media:106.9FM KCBS
Tags:colbertnation.com, racism, republicans, thedailyshow.com
10:03 AM 5/30/09 · The actual definition of racism is 1. a belief that some races are by nature superior to others 2. discrimination based on such belief...whereas an actual racist is generally viewed as someone that hates others based soley on their race rather than on anything actually having to do with what kind of person they are.

So, while it may not be entirely PC, to say that someone of Latin descent may have a better view on certain issues than someone who was born Caucasian is not a racist thing to say. Depending on what context the whatever is...it may even be a valid point. It in no way puts forth a notion of racial superiority but rather one of racial perspective.

The Republicans are really reaching on this one.

June 1, 2009: Supreme Court Press
Sonia Sotomayor's nomination sends a terrible message to all the white boys out there who dream of having their judicial reputations destroyed by the media.

June 1, 2009: PR Move
Sonia Sotomayor goes from a childhood out of a Lifetime movie to possibly becoming the first Latina justice on the Supreme Court.
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