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So you have minority friends, does it excuse your offensive language?

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Posted at 11:46 AM, Sep 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-23 11:46:47-04

If you make an offensive comment about an entire set of people, but claim to have friends in that group, does that mean what you said can’t be considered racist?

It’s an old excuse, and two un-connected yet wholly political figures have embraced it as their defense in the past week.

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