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Hi -- Laura Ingraham in for Bill O'Reilly thanks for watching us tonight.
Racial tensions and the -- on Martin trial that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo now.
By now you've probably heard some of the testimony of Rachel John tell the friend of trade on Martin who was on the phone November right before he was shot by George Zimmerman.
On a few key points her story has changed from what she originally told authorities.
She describes Zimmermann this way according to what Martin told her.
Said -- creepy creepy way through my neighbors care.
And what -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Saying that in the culture that you in your community.
People call people here call white people -- And do -- use the N word regularly.
She went on to say that she didn't think that this was racist.
For -- non blacks this was shocking to hear.
After all Paula Deen has been excoriated for the past week -- lost most of her business address after admitting the use of the N word in the past.
Yeah liberal defenders of nation on -- took to the Internet and cable to school the white America for failing to understand her point of you.
She may not be sophisticated but she's authentic in the black culture the argument goes folks this is insane.
So it's a cultural badge of honor to demean and degrade based on skin color if you are -- person of color.
Or are those are going out of their way to excuse -- John tells comments just suffering from an overdose of white guilt.
In other words we have to excuse her poor manners her disrespectful language and cocky ignorance because she's black.
It's all part of the culture William Raspberry called it once they get -- -- finally -- fall all over themselves to avoid criticizing behavior among black youth that they would never tolerate from most upper crust white kids.
Like the use of the N word the F word of the SeaWorld now when that happens just chill out it's all part of the culture we hear.
For the kids aware sagging pants around their thighs big -- all well what they thought the police.
Can you blame.
Well what they can't -- curse that we'll look most kids today's struggle with -- This is an example of what Daniel Patrick whining -- called the soft bigotry of low expectations.
Everyone from Thomas soul to Bill Cosby have pointed out -- we -- low bar for people they never end up writing about it.
-- there -- a lot of complicated issues bubbling up during this trial.
But every young person regardless of skin color should have a family who teaches right from wrong.
And also an education that provides the basic skills necessary to communicate.
Clearly and correctly.
So making excuses for poor performance of lousy manners because of skin -- Just kids can't just keeps kids stuck in a cycle of under achievement and resentment.
We're all better than that and that's the memo.
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