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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    That we are getting rediculous with "diversity" claims or historic firsts. What is next the first tattooed, amputee and special olympian Miss America?
    "Transgendered" actually

    The Left is driving our culture mad with their "moral" absurdities

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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    Actually, this one would have seen a potential winner for those with disabilities.
    There is always next year.
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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

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    I think that not mentioning it personally, would have been far classier. No harm in answering a question about ethnicity, race or family heritage, should it ever be asked, but blurting it out as the most important thing about your selection is tasteless. Perhaps the next Miss America can simply say thank you to America and that they are honored to have been chosen.
    Wouldn't that be great if she felt that it was no longer necessary or was such a hot topic that it would promote her ambitions
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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

    Quote Originally Posted by opendebate View Post
    Wouldn't that be great if she felt that it was no longer necessary or was such a hot topic that it would promote her ambitions
    With liberals around, that will never happen.
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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

    Quote Originally Posted by opendebate View Post
    Yeah, you're right. Racism IS dead.

    I loathe this "competition" but come-on. She is a beautiful woman and evidently pretty classy because she chose to rise above and let it go.


    Nina Davuluri … happens to be of Indian descent. In fact, she's the first Indian-American to be crowned Miss America,” Leslie Bentz reported for CNN.com. “But the tweets that followed the 2014 pageant in Atlantic City on Sunday night didn't focus on how it's the second consecutive year that a Miss New York has taken the crown, or about the judge's questions (including inquiries about Miley Cyrus and Syria). They were about Davuluri's heritage.”

    On the feminist blog Jezebel, Laura Beck wrote, “Racists got so mad, they started mixing up Indian, Indian-American, Arab, Muslim, and everything in between. It's (literarily) a most impressive display of dumb mixed with intolerance and even more stupidity.”

    some users tweeted that Davuluri was not ‘American enough’ to win the title while others went as far as to say she ‘looks like a terrorist

    ...after the dust settled a significant contingent of Twitter users voiced support for her.


    It is however, encouraging to hear that so many supported her in response to the racist deluge.

    Diversity trumps racism on Twitter after historic Miss America victory | Deseret News
    lol @ bigots rearing their ugly heads on the internet equaling national news, and assholes taking it as some type of commentary on the american people.

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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
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    She's gorgeous.
    She's ok. A bit too hard (ripped and toned) for my taste. I prefer woman to at least be a little softer. I like petite and athletic, but that is a bit too much.
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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    There is always next year.
    There is the possibility for every year. Though, I think it's like seeing a Miss North Dakota crowned. Not very likely

    The thing of it is though is that that can be seen as being meaningless to many people, yet it also could strike a clever response on what Americans, or the modeling industry could view as beautiful. People with disabilities, many times, aren't quite valued in that sense. I say that with a caveat, because one can point to the absolutely gorgeous Marlee Matlin as an exception to a common unwritten rule about societal definitions of beauty. Not too many folk would argue against that women being labeled stunning.
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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
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    She's gorgeous.
    With a bod like that, who cares where she's from?
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

    Democrats are racist.......

    Affirmative action is racist..... A minority gets a job only because they're a minority?

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    Re: Diversity trumps racism...for some

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Nick View Post
    Democrats are racist.......

    Affirmative action is racist..... A minority gets a job only because they're a minority?
    You realize that if the job it is because they are a QUALIFIED minority, don't you?
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