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Old 11-08-2012, 02:19 PM   #1163
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Default Re: US presidential election 2012

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Originally Posted by buddyholly View Post
Why can't it be cool? When I first came to Toronto it was almost pure white, and dreary. Now, with the influx of Indians, Asians, Middle Easterners etc, it is browner and because it is browner it is now a wonderful, diverse, multicultural city. I will die before I get to all the great ethnic restaurants I want to get to.

Whoever that woman is, if she is a political analyst, then she was just noting a simple fact.
If you are going to complain about someone saying mentioning colour, then you should also complain when someone says Obama is the first black president.
Such a polemicist.

It was the manner in which it was said. I said that I thought that was the objection. I didn't find the overall gist of her statement offensive. Also, as you know, I wasn't objecting to multi ethnicity.

Fox is always making these coded racial references. Bill is saying "traditional America" these days for "white America."
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