|FROM ||Rick Moen
|SUBJECT ||Re: [Hangout-NYLXS] I'm sure it's a coincidence, part n+1
|Quoting Ruben Safir (ruben-at-mrbrklyn.com):
> In Brooklyn that is calling someone a racist.
I'm sorry to hear about your reading-comprehension problems. Let me
know when it gets better.
> Nobody is interested in using political power to attack Blacks in this
> city because that would be racist, and we don't elect racists.
Non-sequitur noted in passing.
Reasons why Guiliani had a fixation with using political power to
attack black people could very easily be simple practical politics:
i.e., seeing a wedge issue to dislodge Dinkins and grabbing it without
caring who got hurt. That doesn't require racism, just irresponsibility
and carelessness about the use of power.
I declined to speculate about why you have the same fixation, as I
really could not possibly care less about your underlying motivations --
or Guiliani's either, actually. It has nothing to do with anything I
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