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Mr. Bobic - are public hangings (euphemistically) acceptable or unacceptable to you depending on the race of the individual?


A video of U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., who faces a runoff against an African-American opponent, joking about attending “a public hanging” went viral Sunday as she insisted there was nothing negative about her remark.

“If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row,” Hyde-Smith said during a campaign stop in Tupelo, Mississippi. The man she was referring to was identified as a local rancher.

 

The Jackson Free Press provided some additional historical context that’s worth keeping in mind:

Between 1877 and 1950, Mississippi had the highest number of lynchings of African Americans of any state in the United States, just as the state had been the wealthiest from slavery before the Civil War, and then later passed the most onerous laws after Reconstruction to stop black people from voting and gain equal rights in the state.

Across Mississippi, 654 lynchings were reported in that period, including two in Lee County, where Hyde-Smith’s comments were made. Lynchings – extrajudicial mob justice used to intimidate African Americans – were usually done by hanging, often in front of crowds of joyous whites who even mailed postcards with lynching photographs to friends and family.

In all likelihood, Cindy Hyde-Smith is aware of this history. It makes her choice of words that much more unsettling.

 

Source - http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/gop-senator-black-rival-tells-joke-about-public-hanging

 


Once again, Mr. Bobic - considering the phrase "public hangings"  (used euphemistically), is it acceptable or unacceptable to you depending on the race of the individual? Maybe you should check in with Mr. Benen and/or Ms. Maddow before responding.

 


Benen & Madow wouldn't return my contacts so I checked with my own Neck - it communicated its preference to retain it's current circumference regardless of the Venue

 

When you are a incumbent US Senator - you should have already shown a willingness & felt a duty to represent the sentiment of all your Constituents

 

Clearly she has not or she wouldn't be in a runoff election

 

Normally the public writ large has few opportunities to see & hear their Washington Representatives speak candidly - as they are always portrayed by their handlers in the most positive light and/or insulated behind a phalanx of Congessional Security

 

I have no comment on your Question - it's off topic - my comments are not the issue or the subject

 

 

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@rk9152 wrote:

@mickstuder wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

Mr. Bobic - are public hangings (euphemistically) acceptable or unacceptable to you depending on the race of the individual?


A video of U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., who faces a runoff against an African-American opponent, joking about attending “a public hanging” went viral Sunday as she insisted there was nothing negative about her remark.

“If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row,” Hyde-Smith said during a campaign stop in Tupelo, Mississippi. The man she was referring to was identified as a local rancher.

 

The Jackson Free Press provided some additional historical context that’s worth keeping in mind:

Between 1877 and 1950, Mississippi had the highest number of lynchings of African Americans of any state in the United States, just as the state had been the wealthiest from slavery before the Civil War, and then later passed the most onerous laws after Reconstruction to stop black people from voting and gain equal rights in the state.

Across Mississippi, 654 lynchings were reported in that period, including two in Lee County, where Hyde-Smith’s comments were made. Lynchings – extrajudicial mob justice used to intimidate African Americans – were usually done by hanging, often in front of crowds of joyous whites who even mailed postcards with lynching photographs to friends and family.

In all likelihood, Cindy Hyde-Smith is aware of this history. It makes her choice of words that much more unsettling.

 

Source - http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/gop-senator-black-rival-tells-joke-about-public-hanging

 


Once again, Mr. Bobic - considering the phrase "public hangings"  (used euphemistically), is it acceptable or unacceptable to you depending on the race of the individual? Maybe you should check in with Mr. Benen and/or Ms. Maddow before responding.

 


The content of your post is avoiding facing the fact that Cindy Hyde-Smith - instead of a public high school - attended Lawrence County Academy - a segregation academy - where no one had to go to school with anyone black - the segregation school had a mascot dressed like a confederate soldier that carried a confederate treason flag of "stars and bars"...

Cindy Hyde-Smith has often praised the racist confederacy - she mostl has been an in the closet judiciously dog whistling racist - true - but still a faithful neo confederate racist...

He is useless on top of the ground - he should be under it - inspiring the cabbages... Mark Twain 1894
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@mickstuder wrote:

@rk9152 wrote:

Mr. Bobic - are public hangings (euphemistically) acceptable or unacceptable to you depending on the race of the individual?


A video of U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., who faces a runoff against an African-American opponent, joking about attending “a public hanging” went viral Sunday as she insisted there was nothing negative about her remark.

“If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row,” Hyde-Smith said during a campaign stop in Tupelo, Mississippi. The man she was referring to was identified as a local rancher.

 

The Jackson Free Press provided some additional historical context that’s worth keeping in mind:

Between 1877 and 1950, Mississippi had the highest number of lynchings of African Americans of any state in the United States, just as the state had been the wealthiest from slavery before the Civil War, and then later passed the most onerous laws after Reconstruction to stop black people from voting and gain equal rights in the state.

Across Mississippi, 654 lynchings were reported in that period, including two in Lee County, where Hyde-Smith’s comments were made. Lynchings – extrajudicial mob justice used to intimidate African Americans – were usually done by hanging, often in front of crowds of joyous whites who even mailed postcards with lynching photographs to friends and family.

In all likelihood, Cindy Hyde-Smith is aware of this history. It makes her choice of words that much more unsettling.

 

Source - http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/gop-senator-black-rival-tells-joke-about-public-hanging

 


Once again, Mr. Bobic - considering the phrase "public hangings"  (used euphemistically), is it acceptable or unacceptable to you depending on the race of the individual? Maybe you should check in with Mr. Benen and/or Ms. Maddow before responding.

 

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@rk9152 wrote:

Mr. Bobic - are public hangings (euphemistically) acceptable or unacceptable to you depending on the race of the individual?


A video of U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., who faces a runoff against an African-American opponent, joking about attending “a public hanging” went viral Sunday as she insisted there was nothing negative about her remark.

“If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row,” Hyde-Smith said during a campaign stop in Tupelo, Mississippi. The man she was referring to was identified as a local rancher.

 

The Jackson Free Press provided some additional historical context that’s worth keeping in mind:

Between 1877 and 1950, Mississippi had the highest number of lynchings of African Americans of any state in the United States, just as the state had been the wealthiest from slavery before the Civil War, and then later passed the most onerous laws after Reconstruction to stop black people from voting and gain equal rights in the state.

Across Mississippi, 654 lynchings were reported in that period, including two in Lee County, where Hyde-Smith’s comments were made. Lynchings – extrajudicial mob justice used to intimidate African Americans – were usually done by hanging, often in front of crowds of joyous whites who even mailed postcards with lynching photographs to friends and family.

In all likelihood, Cindy Hyde-Smith is aware of this history. It makes her choice of words that much more unsettling.

 

Source - http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/gop-senator-black-rival-tells-joke-about-public-hanging

 

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Mr. Bobic - are public hangings (euphemistically) acceptable or unacceptable to you depending on the race of the individual?

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@alotofgrey wrote:

Care? He backed a pedaphile. Now he's enthusiatic about a racist.


So trump's going to Mississippi to campaign in support of the racist Hyde-Smith...

Trump is demonstrating his support  and advocacy for neo-confederate racism.

No surprise there - he's always been a racist.



He is useless on top of the ground - he should be under it - inspiring the cabbages... Mark Twain 1894
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Care? He backed a pedaphile. Now he's enthusiatic about a racist.

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And while donors are asking for their donations back due to Ms. Hyde-Smith's abominable statements regarding hanging (lynching), President Trump will be heading to Mississippi on Monday to stump for her.  I guess he doesn't care about the racial/racist controversy surrounding this candidate because just as opposites are known to attract from time to time, so like attracts like as well.  I think in this case, we have the later.

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Chasky53,

Well said...

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Kudos to those withdrawing their support. Statements like the one she made and other racist statements should not be overlooked or accepted. POLs and others make those statements because they harbor racist feelings themselves or they are catering to racists to get their support. Neither should be accepted


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