Comment of the Day: The Tired Old N-Word Defense
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.
We wrote about how the acting city manager of League City -- a middle-aged white guy -- was suspended for using the N-word in a discussion of the BCS title game.
Some folks went to the tired old "black people use that word all the time" card, which led another reader to react.
Wait, are people in the comments below actually arguing for the open use of the 'n-word'? What's next a poll tax?