[QUOTE=bubbabgone;1064160676]Pol, getting into some other examples of Wright's anti stuff (American and Semitic, to name a couple) it could send some posters over the edge and make the thread into something unintended.[/QUOTE
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Wait, people actually think attending KKK meetings is acceptable? wtf
Social democrat is no longer an accurate description of my views.
If he regrets his past actions and has moved on from such past ignorance, then no.
If he has no shame in it, then yes.
"I am not among those who fear the people. They and not the rich, are our dependence for continued freedom." -- Thomas Jefferson, 1816 "[F]acts are before ideas." -- Mikhail Bakunin, 1882
"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"
Cicero Marcus Tullius
I am sorry, but I think this is going way over the top. He made a mistake, made a speech for people who should not have made a speech for. He apologized and that is that IMHO.
People are human beings and sometimes they make mistakes, this is not something worthy of being forced to step down, he did not do something illegal. If the people of his district punish him for being a dumbass and making a speech for a bunch of racists then that is their choice but I do not think he should need to step down purely based on this stupidity (and no, I am not a republican but I am worse than a liberal, I am a social democrat and I hate racism, but a mistake is a mistake and there is no evidence the man has racist tendencies so all the media attention has been more than enough punishment).
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