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Nikki Haley: "America is not a racist Country" (Original Post) 634-5789 Aug 2020 OP
Yeah. Sure it's not. SoonerPride Aug 2020 #1
She sooo wants to be accepted by white racists JI7 Aug 2020 #2
Hope someone digs up the tape where she said her family had faced malaise Aug 2020 #3
Then why did she change her name to run as a Republican. blm Aug 2020 #4
As to the name change - Ms. Toad Aug 2020 #17
Nikki is not an uncommon Indian nickname. nsd Aug 2020 #19
... Faux pas Aug 2020 #5
True, but it is a country filled with racists. eom guillaumeb Aug 2020 #6
racism by denial. all claims of racism are hereby deemed meritless, because reasons. unblock Aug 2020 #7
And she said it then shared how racism had effected her family. Nexus2 Aug 2020 #8
Affected PSPS Aug 2020 #13
That's like saying Trump doesn't have an orange face. Chichiri Aug 2020 #9
What nikki haley really thinks of trumphuck Cha Aug 2020 #10
She is right. The majority of the U.S. is not a racist country. Then there is that 30% and they vote LizBeth Aug 2020 #11
She's absolutely correct. America is not a racist country ... for her. PSPS Aug 2020 #12
The country is not. Republicans are. C_U_L8R Aug 2020 #14
... Nevilledog Aug 2020 #15
Never forget Nikki Haley in 2016: good find! nt crickets Aug 2020 #20
Coming from a woman who likely would have been allowed to drink from the "white fountain" misanthrope Aug 2020 #16
Nikki reminded me so much of Dolores Umbridge as she told that lie Hekate Aug 2020 #18
She's laying a trap. Baked Potato Aug 2020 #21
The black man she appointed to the Senate edhopper Aug 2020 #22

Ms. Toad

(34,809 posts)
17. As to the name change -
Tue Aug 25, 2020, 06:15 PM
Aug 2020

Virtually all of my Asian students (especially Chinese and Korean) use anglicized names. I've asked them not to use a name they are uncomfortable with jsut to make life easier for me, and have expressed genuine interest in learning the correct pronunciation. The pretty much universal response is that they prefer a name people generally pronounce correctly. (I'm sure some - even many of them - would agree that America is racist - but that is not related, in their minds at least, to racism.)

nsd

(2,446 posts)
19. Nikki is not an uncommon Indian nickname.
Tue Aug 25, 2020, 06:31 PM
Aug 2020

I have a cousin who lives near Ahmedabad (~200 miles north of Mumbai) and has gone by Nikki within the family since she was a child.

You can fault Haley for lots of things, but her name isn't one of them.

Chichiri

(4,667 posts)
9. That's like saying Trump doesn't have an orange face.
Tue Aug 25, 2020, 04:23 PM
Aug 2020

I mean, parts of his face aren't orange, so if you want to look at it that way, sure, he doesn't have an orange face.

But he still has an orange fucking face.

LizBeth

(10,001 posts)
11. She is right. The majority of the U.S. is not a racist country. Then there is that 30% and they vote
Tue Aug 25, 2020, 04:54 PM
Aug 2020

Republican.

misanthrope

(7,670 posts)
16. Coming from a woman who likely would have been allowed to drink from the "white fountain"
Tue Aug 25, 2020, 05:53 PM
Aug 2020

I don't want to hear it.

Baked Potato

(7,733 posts)
21. She's laying a trap.
Tue Aug 25, 2020, 07:49 PM
Aug 2020

The blanket statement is thrown out for a blanket response.

She wants Democrats to reply with, “Of course America is racist.”

Then, that would become their rallying cry, and would be offensive and untrue. She is a clever, manipulative Con woman.

edhopper

(34,151 posts)
22. The black man she appointed to the Senate
Tue Aug 25, 2020, 07:52 PM
Aug 2020

Tim Scott has been stopped by police 7 times while he was Senator. Including the Capitol Police.

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