Obama Cabinet member makes ethnic joke then doesn't resign

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    If this had been someone in the Bush administration, the LMSM would have been howling and demanding his resignation. Since he's in Prince Barry's administration, the LMSM sweeps it under the rug.


    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/201...udience-member/?test=latestnews#ixzz2WoSv13Gv
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    Everyone in the media knows that only Pubs make racist jokes. Journalism 101.
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    Called an Indian professor at University of Nebraska a part of the taliban. You don't see anything wrong with that?
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    Someone asked him a question about the Taliban. He responded with the 'you're not a member of the Taliban."
    A few seconds later, the next guy stepped to a mic in the back and asked a question. That was the Indian prof.
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    Well, no, that's not the way it happened according to the report. Try reading it again.

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    when your leader is liberal, "freedom of speech" takes care of any racist comments!!!
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    The prof doesn't think it was directed toward him.

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    Professor Ghandi says the comment was not directed at him.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/20/chuck-hagel-taliban_n_3474438.html
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    He pointed towards the Indian professor and said that. Surely the huffington post wouldn't spin the story to make it go away, would they?
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    Oooops....beat me to it River :D
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    Mmmmmm.....who should we believe, Fox news or the man that was there.
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    Justin Fishel was there. It's quite telling that a university spokesman issued a statement trying to make it go away.

    Spin, baby, spin!
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    are you sure Fishel was there?
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    Yes. Why? Do you think they spliced the tape? This isn't NBC, after all.
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    You really need to read the story. Even Fishel writes there are questions whether it really happened the way he first describes:

    Furthermore, if he were there, would he really depend on a phone interview with someone who was actually there?

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    Your own original link contains this:


    So who's spinning here?
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    Your beloved huffy post is debunked with their spin, so you come back with this? Really?

    Ghandi was standing in the back of the room. Hagel looked in the back of the room and made his taliban statement. You're spinning, like you always do . . . ineffectively. :wink:
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    Nothing Joe Biden doesn't do on the regular. Liberals are metaphysically immune from being bigots, that is only something their enemies lists can be.

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