We want to cut taxes’ … is a whole lot more abstract than, ‘N-gg-r, n-gg-r.’ ” It continues to be more abstract, and it continues to work.
Hat Tip: Sondra K
Update: And lest anyone say, “Oh, that’s just one person’s opinion from an obscure left-wing website,” we note that the mainstream left website Salon is making the exact same argument.
Update: Source quote used the n-word in its entirety. This has been edited here.