posted on May, 19 2005 @ 03:45 PM
Recent quote from the reformed Sen. Byrd:
"There are white 'n-word's. I've seen a lot of white 'n-word's in my time; I'm going to use that word."
So, what, exactly, is a white 'n-word'? From what I understood, 'n-word' is a very derogatory term used to identify an african american. Yet Sen. Byrd
applies this word to whites, as if to imply it not only means african american, but other people of other races whom he doesn't like, either. Or
something, I dunno what he means by a white 'n-word'. Maybe he made the comment meaning a white person who ignores their genetic superiority and acts
like what an african american acts like in Byrd's mind.
I also love this double standard held which I have run into time and time again in debates. Bring up Robert Byrd, and a hard core party liner (many of
the liberal friends I have) says people change. However, respond with Bush's possible drunk driving, and they'll say he's horrible and cannot be