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Showing Ignorance

 
Steve McWilliams

 

If Mr Mitchell had bothered to do more than a cursory read of my letter, he would have noted that it was not I who was making the "three-fifths" appelation in regards to victims of one incident versus another. I presented the consideration of American slaves as "three-fifths of a person" as analogous to the consideration of the Brits for other peoples. It is not racist for me to compare "Irish victims" to "British victims" as this is again my characterization of the mindset of the Brits, as from my experiences. At no time did I express that that any ethnic group is more or less than another. If you had read completely you would have realized that. It is the Brits who insist, whether in word or in deed, that there are the Brits, up here, and the rest of the world, down there. Be careful, Mr Mitchell, your ignorance is showing.

 

 


 

 

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