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McCain's "Disrespectful" Ad Is Downright Racist.

During this historic campaign it will be far too easy to throw the "racist" and "sexist" terms around. But this ad is racist...and it's time to call

During this historic campaign it will be far too easy to throw the "racist" and "sexist" terms around. But this ad is racist...and it's time to call them on it. From the excellent blog, Commonplace Book:

Ordering a black man to show you respect is pretty over the top in 2008. I'm sure McCain's constituency in the South and perhaps right here in Indiana will recognize the terminology from their (thankfully) long ago heydays of sundown towns and lynch mob gatherings, ...and respond accordingly.

There's only one response to that ad: "That's racist!" Read more...

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