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also let's not forget in Switzerland every christmas we still have schmutzli


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Well shit. If you had to clean chimneys all day long so that santa stays clean when he climbs down you would also have a black face!
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Old 20.09.2019, 18:57
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Re: Justin Trudeau-his favorite entertainment?

This is a great thread. Lots of white people outraged at JT's blacking up and abuse of white privilege, whilst other white people wonder what the outrage is about.

It must be Friday.
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Old 20.09.2019, 18:59
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This is a great thread. Lots of white people outraged at JT's blacking up and abuse of white privilege, whilst other white people wonder what the outrage is about.

It must be Friday.
Wow. Abuse of white privilege. Should be outlawed!
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Old 20.09.2019, 22:36
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Re: Justin Trudeau-his favorite entertainment?

Trudeau getting hoist with his own petard is so sweet to see!
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Old 20.09.2019, 22:39
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also let's not forget in Switzerland every christmas we still have schmutzli


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"Schmutzli" has noting to do with a Black person !! It's a Coal delivery person ( Schmutzig) . Here https://uploads.knightlab.com/storym..._images/vc.jpg

And I never heard of a schmutzli lyching anybody
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Old 20.09.2019, 22:42
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And what if an Afro Amerikan colours his face white. Is he a racist?
Is there a history of African-Americans keeping white people as slaves, denying their descendants fundamental civil rights and painting their faces to make racist jokes at their expense at minstrel shows?

If not, then no.
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Old 20.09.2019, 22:56
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And what if an Afro Amerikan colours his face white. Is he a racist?
Nah, it’s a reincarnation of Michal Jackson
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Old 20.09.2019, 23:25
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Wow. Abuse of white privilege. Should be outlawed!
Ok But i would not want the next Canadian PM be a member of the skid road drinking cheap american beer in parliament
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Old 20.09.2019, 23:34
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On the other hand he is Captain Super PC https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...nd-not-mankind
That's not PC, that's dumb. It's like those who replace the German word "man" with "Frau". It is just plain wrong as "man" is not even a male term. It's probably one of the most neutral words in the German language. LOL.


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You know, being a racist pillock when he was at high school or college in his teens or twenties is one thing, but in 2001? When he was a teacher? There is no way he couldn't have known it was out of order.......
My reaction exactly. 2001?!
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Old 20.09.2019, 23:36
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Is there a history of African-Americans keeping white people as slaves, denying their descendants fundamental civil rights and painting their faces to make racist jokes at their expense at minstrel shows?

If not, then no.

But https://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=...act=mrc&uact=8 You had to ask
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Old 21.09.2019, 00:52
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Re: Justin Trudeau-his favorite entertainment?

Just going back to the first page of this thread...

What about all the actors who've played Othello and all the little kids who played King Balthazar in their school nativity play?
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Old 21.09.2019, 01:09
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Just going back to the first page of this thread...

What about all the actors who've played Othello and all the little kids who played King Balthazar in their school nativity play?
Blacking up for Shakespeare hasn't been done since the late eighties, and I'd be surprised if any children were wearing brown make up for nativity plays by 2001, when Mr Trudeau's last transgression took place.
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Old 21.09.2019, 01:24
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Blacking up for Shakespeare hasn't been done since the late eighties, and I'd be surprised if any children were wearing brown make up for nativity plays by 2001, when Mr Trudeau's last transgression took place.
Some people should simply not attend fancy-dress parties.
Prince Harry did his stunt 2005, at the age of 21. Has he been forgiven?
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Some people should simply not attend fancy-dress parties.
Prince Harry did his stunt 2005, at the age of 21. Has he been forgiven?
I don't follow the royals. What did Harry do?
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Old 21.09.2019, 01:44
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I don't follow the royals. What did Harry do?
Me neither but one didn't need to be on social media or be British to hear about it then. Seems he is forgiven then, eih? After all, that was just a gaffe
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Me neither but one didn't need to be on social media or be British to hear about it then. Seems he is forgiven then, eih? After all, that was just a gaffe
I don't see any equivalence here whatsoever.

Let me explain: Justin Trudeau is roughly the same age as me. In 2001, he was a teacher, as was I. By 2001, an awareness of the concept of blackface was already pretty mainstream in education circles, and teachers were already moving away from darkening white kids' skin to play "exotic" characters in school plays. Maybe some older teachers were still doing it, but certainly nobody who had attended teacher training college in the nineties.

That Justin Trudeau, at the age of 29, already working in education, thought it was ok to cover himself in boot polish for a fancy dress party beggars belief. It is simply not possible that he wasn't aware, as he now claims.
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Old 21.09.2019, 02:06
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Re: Justin Trudeau-his favorite entertainment?

I don't know how much his critics care about racism (wild guess - not really), the scandal comes just in time before the elections....such a convenient timing.
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I don't know how much his critics care about racism, the scandal comes just in time before the elections....such a convenient timing.
Totally.

If he'd had any sense at all, he would have brought it to light himself at a time of his choosing and expressed an appropriate level of contrition without being forced into it.

But he knows as well as I do that 2001 was not 1961, which might explain his reluctance to own up to it.
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Old 21.09.2019, 08:40
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This is equally dumb as lowering the max speed today from 120 down to 100 and than handing out a fine to somebody who drove 110 decades ago.
Will that turn into #Wasn'tMe... Trudeau irks me but not for this brainfart he did.

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If your costume is Hellboy would you paint your face and other exposed skin red?

If your costume is Shrek or Fiona the Ogrs would you paint your face and other exposed skin green?

If your costume is the Incredible Hulk would you paint your face and other exposed skin green?

If your costume is Disney's Aladin Genie would you paint your face and other exposed skin blue?

If your costume is Mystique (X-Men) would you paint your face and other exposed skin blue?

If your costume is Donald J. Trump would you paint your face but not other exposed skin orange?

If your costume is the late Robert M. Mugabe would you paint your face and other exposed skin brown?

And finally, if your costume is a Minstrel would you paint your face and other exposed skin black or do you think the costume it self even w/o face paint is bad taste?
If your costume is Russian and you party in Crimea, should we be outraged about it here? There are present conflicts nobody cares about, unfortunately. Yet people travel lobg into history to be able to posture. Trudeau aka Captain PC was always one of them. I think "hypocrisy" or "bad taste" is a weak word for this.

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you have a point DB...and before this thread expands to ridiculous lengths as i predict it will...do you think trudeau should resign? or can he be forgiven for this?
Yes. But not for him having ideas long time ago. And I think we are not asked to forgive him, either. We would like to think we are.

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well for starters it might leave room for more female leaders finally (ps.i heart jacinda adern)
There is a room. Thankgod.

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And what if an Afro Amerikan colours his face white. Is he a racist?
Interesting.

There is a whole dermo-cosmetic industry for skin bleaching. Is it racist?
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There is a whole dermo-cosmetic industry for skin bleaching. Is it racist?
I find that reading helps with matters like these.
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