Skip to comments.Marion Barry commits new gaffe while apologizing to Asians
Posted on 06/21/2012 6:25:29 PM PDT by Milagros
Marion Barry commits new gaffe while apologizing to Asians Washington PostMay 24, 2012 D.C. Council member Marion Barry stepped up his campaign on Thursday to mend relations with the Asian community, apologizing again for disparaging remarks he made about Koreans and Filipinos and pledging to work to improve ties between them and African Americans...
Representatives of the Korean, Filipino, Chinese and Japanese communities attended the meeting, held at a church in Southeast Washington. Asked later about his reference to Polacks, Barry at first denied using the word, then retracted it, saying, I meant Poles.
His remark prompted a demand from Gary Kenzer, executive director of the Chicago-based Polish American Association, that Barry apologize to the Polish American community of this country.
.. that Barry apologize to the Polish American community of this country. ...
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Whenever African American liberal racism against Whites erupts. There is a total numbness in CNN...
Is he gonna have Sharptongue only provoke the mobs to beat, and not murder them at the next riot?
Bitch set me up
Farrakhan + Sharpton = “legitimization” of anti-White racism.
Let’s just turn this around to see how it sounds: “Niggers, I mean, African Americans...”. Doesn’t work does it?
Back on cocaine again ??? Just another text book DemocRAT.
Always in the gutter, never on the sidewalk. Always the problem, never the solution.
DemocRats — what would our country be like without them??
What’s wrong with the word “Polack”? In Polish, the word, spelled “Polak,” means a Polish man (”Polka” is the female counterpart).
A tourist told me today, I am not for Rep. Or for Dem. but what I saw on the news how Mr. Holder and Obama behaved, their arrogance is so ugly...
It’s not the word.. It’s the TONE he said that.
Excuse me if it appears that I have low confidence in the intelligence of the American people with this question but... whose arrogance?
When Stalin headed the Soviet Union, he regularly got 98% of the vote.
The German tourist I spoke to spoke of Obama and Holder, she was watching the hearings...
Yup. So does Mahmoud EIchmannJihad of Tehran.
Seriously, I have to laugh at all this idiocy. Hypocrisy and the self-proclaimed “leaders” of ethnic “communities.” None of whom realistically represent the rank-and-file yet they claim to “speak” for all others. Such nonsense, and to even think they could have a pow-wow with a jacksass like Barry is even more hilarious.
And for a resident of DC to even speak of someone else’s place being “dirty” is a real killer. I wonder when she’s next volunteering for trash pick-up duty in the hood.
The tone seems to reflect his attitude toward Poland--from cancelling the ABM system to the "Polish death camps" remark. Here's hoping that those of the Polish diaspora living in the US take notice.
And for a resident of DC to even speak of someone elses place being dirty is a real killer. I wonder when shes next volunteering for trash pick-up duty in the hood...
On the other hand the DC council, of which Barry is a member, wants to spend $200 million on a 14 mile stretch of trolly car that will take 2000 people, per day, on average, from wealthier parts of DC to the "Chinatown' section ~ which is pret' much nothing but Chinese restaurants. Like, in the DC area the Chinese are smart and live in the suburbs like all the other smart people.
Barry is against this trolly ~ which proves all his acuity isn't gone ~ but it also proves that the rest of the Board consists of people who are very stupid.
I have never understood why the word that means “Pole” in Polish is somehow an ethnic insult in English.
It’s as if Americans felt insulted if Swedes called us “Americans.”
“..The man’s in his 70s ~ so some deterioration is expected ~ and people who are polite keep their mouths shut about it..”
Given all the dope consumed I would expect some deterioration too. And I don’t know any felons that are deserving of “politeness”. D.C. makes its choices obviously. Thus, they can live with them. His choice on the trolly system clearly is right — we have the same problem in Taxifornia. Every major rail transportation system has to be government (taxpayer) subsidized because it cannot pay for itself.
Taxifornia: run by, and destroyed by, DemocRats.