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“I Have A Black Friend”: Move Over Climate Deniers, Here Come Racism Deniers

This is one of standard so called arguments against being called a racist.
Another one is ‘I know more black people then you so I can’t be a racist’.

mykeystrokes.com

So much for having a national conversation about race.

Conservative commentators claimed they’d welcome an honest discussion about the thorny issue in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict. But within moments last week of President Obama offering up his personal reflection about the trial and how the killing of Trayvon Martin had been viewed within the African-American community, right-wing voices responded with almost feral anger and resentment.

Among those most incensed by Obama’s thoughtful reflections was Jennifer Rubin, who writes for the Washington Post. She called Obama’s comments “disgusting.” Furious at America’s first black president for discussing the topic of race following a passionate trial verdict (he’s “not a good person,” Rubin stressed), the columnist lashed out at Obama for addressing a problem she claimed is no longer even relevant to the American experience.

Lamenting that Obama’s won’t allow people “get out of this racial archaeology,” Rubin claimed

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