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Author: kikichewie Big red star, 1000 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 886198  
Subject: Re: Sad commentary on today...... Date: 3/12/2002 11:09 AM
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"I wonder if this is one of those psychological twists where you are racist if you think the story is racist because you are putting your personal stereotypes into the story."

Hardly.

Since when does one have to buy into a stereotype in order to identify it?

Although, I will grant you, the racist message is not as clear in this thread's original post as in the version posted here in 1999: http://boards.fool.com/Message.asp?mid=10621591.

As you will note, the common theme in that version is an identifying color. In my opinion, although the two versions are slightly different, they have the same undertone. One just more blatant than the other.
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