The richest girl in town. (fightingwords) wrote,
The richest girl in town.
fightingwords

I have a crush on Jay Smooth, and there's nothing you can do about it.

So, while watching this clip from "The View" (yeah, I know), it occurred to me that I'm not actually sure what it is that Reverend Wright said that was racist. I mean, call him unpatriotic if you want or what have you, but what did he say that was racist?

Well, apparently "one" of the things he said that some white folks with special white-folk-pretzel-logic (was that racist?) thought was racist was that the rich, white guys running the country intentionally injected HIV into the black community. Now, okay. That's a conspiracy theory I've surely heard for years and which I wouldn't say has a lot of merit, but there was that pesky Tuskegee experiment, the 40 year long study in which black men were allowed to suffer and die AND infect their wives and children with syphilis even though penicillin became readily available during the study. The American (hell, white Western) medical establishment has hardly done much for its PR in the black community.

Also, I wonder... Was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., trotted out by Democrats and Republicans alike on the regular, also a traitor?



"Ten OTHER Things Martin Luther King Said" from illdoctrine.com.
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