Perish the thought that any particular ethnic group might prefer certain ingredients in its cuisine.
“(Jesus’) enemies had their opinion about Him,” Wright wrote in a eulogy of the late scholar Asa Hilliard in the November/December 2007 issue. “The Italians for the most part looked down their garlic noses at the Galileans.”
Wright continued, “From the circumstances surrounding Jesus’ birth (in a barn in a township that was under the Apartheid Roman government that said his daddy had to be in), up to and including the circumstances surrounding Jesus’ death on a cross, a Roman cross, public lynching Italian style. …
This is one of those very stupid insults whose offense lies not in the actual words themselves but in the intent that lies behind them. It’s like calling someone Asian a “rice-eater”: Nothing wrong with liking rice, nothing factually incorrect about suggesting that rice is a staple of Asian cuisine, but the meaning is pejorative by design if not in effect and thus does a moronic putdown become fighting words. Why, simply by inflecting the right part of a sentence, even the dumbest adjective can become a vicious rip. Right, you beard-grower?
Follow the link to CNS to see the secret U.S. government/KKK konspiracy laid bare. Exit question: Obama’s ties to Wright may not have legs with the general population, but what about within certain demographics?