Originally Posted By: california rick
Originally Posted By: Ardy
The problem is that they are not aware that they are racists.

...and that is due to their upbringing by their parents, relatives, and friends - aka social conditioning. RWing media only reinforces what they are taught which making them think that what they are saying is normal and acceptable.

They are the enablers
The people who help maintain the rationAle that opposition to racism is just liberals stifling free speech and attacking harmless conservatives who refuse to adopt politically correct jargon.

. This is exactly the dynamic that I saw on liberty dwells forum. I am not about calling anyone a racist. I do not know what is in their heart or how they act. But it is certainly true that ld forum is awash. Offensive racist rhetoric that is excused as freedom of speech and an unwillingness to conform to liberal defined ideas of political correctness.
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