|Carl Paladino, asshole politician|
Dear all media personalities who have, are considering, and one day will say something racist, sexist, homophobic, insensitive, and/or ignorant;
No doubt you have found yourself in an awkward situation. You have just spoken your mind, and said something really dumb. However before you think about using your minority friend as a defense for your ignorance, do me a favor - don't. We do not care if you have friends you golf with who are black, if your high school best friend was Jewish, if your banker is Asian, or even if your wife is one quarter Latino. Having friends of the offended group does not expunge you from responsibility for your ignorance.
I’m sure at this point, overconfident media personality, you’re thinking – why I’d never do that! That’s a stupid excuse to be ignorant!
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