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Is it Racist to Criticize Your Own Race?

changa Wrote: May 18, 2012 3:43 PM
It is indeed racist to criticize someone based on their race rather than their actions. Which means that yes, you are racist - but you already knew that.

After Herman Cain told Wolf Blitzer that many African Americans have been “brainwashed” into not being open-minded or even considering “a conservative point of view,” he was criticized by Democratic strategist Cornell Belcher on the Anderson Cooper show. (Blitzer had asked Cain why the Republican party was “basically poison” to so many African Americans.)

According to Belcher, who is also black, Cain was guilty of making racist and bigoted comments, and Belcher challenged Republican strategist Ari Fleischer for his failure to speak out against the remarks, asking him what he would have done if Cain had said that “all Jewish people...