Originally Posted by dabvu2498
In my way of thinking, all that "sticks and stones" stuff is great until it's personal. Imus' comment wasn't a term used in a movie or TV show or rap video. It was personal. He called 12 hard-working college students that he knew nothing about other than how they looked on TV "nappy headed hos." That's what makes it different.
Well said. If CE or I went into court and decided to pepper our remarks with a few "hilarious" racist/misogynist bon mots, chances are we'd lose our livelihood in a hurry. To hell with Imus. You reap what you sow.