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Originally posted by HauntWok
reply to post by FlyersFan
That's NOT what he did. He claimed to speak for ALL white people and he did so while fully embracing the absurdity of 'white guilt'.
Again, if you don't accept his apology on your behalf. Who give a flying [snip]? Instead of just saying to yourself, "Well, he doesn't speak for ME I don't have to apologize, I haven't done anything wrong to anyone ever in my entire life" you could have just moved on. But no, let's race bait some more ourselves by taking this as offensive to you personally.
He did NOTHING to try to 'calm down a tense situation' but instead he's feeding it with his continued race baiting and dividing of the races.
He did try and ease a tense situation, but let's ignore that and be overly offended by the gesture. Quick, get some picket signs, start a 501(c) and start a movement to boycott MSNBC for Matthews' inappropriate comments! Oh better yet, write a book and go on the talk show circuit on how his apology has completely ruined your life and made it impossible for you to continue on.
And yes, it's offensive for anyone to claim to have the audacity and arrogance to speak for an entire group of people.
Oh how your life must be devastated by this gesture. Are you going to be ok?
Do you need a support group? Counseling? Oh the shame of being a victim of such a horrendous act by this man. How dare he!edit on 20-7-2013 by HauntWok because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Thecakeisalie
Why is he apologizing? it's just an empty gesture to appease the viewers.
Originally posted by WaterBottle
lol@ the anger in this thread
This forum is full of delusional white people that really think they are somehow victims of society.
edit on 20-7-2013 by WaterBottle because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by ColeYounger
reply to post by kaylaluv
Your hypothetical scenario has actually happened. There have been Muslim people who've apologized for the extremists, in an attempt to make people realize that said extremists represent only a very small fraction of the Islamic community.
What Matthews is doing is different. (In my opinion anyway) He's promoting the liberal white guilt nonsense.
He does this stuff all the time. Someone on his show recently uttered the words "food stamps", and Matthews started ranting like a loon that they were a racist. Sean Hannity hosted a show with a group of conservative black people as guests, and Matthews said he was shocked that these black people "would support such racism."