Obama And The N-Word: Context Makes A Difference


by SavvyRoo on Jul 3, 2015 | Views: 98 | Score: 0
When provided with no transcript of the conversationWhen provided with a transcript of the conversation
% of Americans that say Pres. Obama's use of the N-word was acceptable...3755
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SavvyRoo
SavvyRoo on Jul 3, 2015 6:57 PM said:

So often in politics, the context in which a statement is made can be all the difference. Such is the case with President Obama's recent radio appearance, in which he used the N-word to describe race relations in the United States. When provided with a transcript of the conversation containing the controversial remark, more than half of the public reported his remarks as acceptable, compared to only a third of individuals when provided no context at all.