reply to post by SteveR
I agree it does detract and deflect.. but on a discussion board where we are here to discuss, I think it's appropriate to make it a point to state
that it isn't something new. I think many of us are aware that it isn't and will view my post as redundant and a long ramble of the obvious. But I
don't think everyone is aware that this has been a long standing trend.. hence my emphasis on it.
My intentions are not to minimize, but I know how it comes across. If I were in your position and you were saying what I am saying, I'd be coming
back with exactly what you've said. So if nothing else, I see what you're saying and I do agree.
Asking an Obama supporter if they are black is going to be perceived in different ways. I wouldn't insult anyone by generalizing how their response
should be viewed. Personally, I wouldn't be insulted because I don't think I have anything to hide. However, even those that do not have anything
to hide may take it the wrong way.
At the end of the day, and after all of our exchanges thus far.. I've realized that you and I Steve are actually on the same page. I said from the
get go that I am merely an advocate of equality and would like to see the same standard applied for all candidates. You speak the same, just from a
In a sense, I think that is what we are all after.
Maybe more of us can get along now?