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The Blogosphere Reacts to Laura Schlessinger's N-venture

The blogosphere is buzzing over Dr. Laura's use of the n-word and her chastising the black listener who called her on it. Based on our observations, Schlessinger isn't the only one able to rant. Check out the back talk, co-signing and just plain crazy comments.


She has lost her damn mind! --Facebook user

I love is that she did it in the context of telling this woman that she shouldn't be so sensitive about race -- that if she couldn't take a "few jokes" or racial slurs then she shouldn't have entered an interracial marriage -- I always knew that b---- was crazy ... --Facebook user

The conversation should've stopped when Laura asked the caller for examples so that she could check for 'hypersensitivity', how does a White woman get to check a Black woman for hypersensitivity???????? --Facebook user

Let's bypass the fact that you cut off the explanation offered by your caller when you might have gained insight into why her feelings were hurt by what she considered racially demeaning remarks. --Mike Green, The Huffington Post

Saying the word "n*****" on the air was not the bad part. However, cutting this woman off and bringing in Barack Obama and rappers into it when a woman asks about how she should handle her husband's family making racist comments is what is bad. Her talk about "Black Think" is ridiculous as well. --Dkelsmith, OliverWillis.com user

Although Schlessinger may have had a point in her discussion with the Black female caller, she has to understand that there's a difference between Ni**a and N***** with the ER. But seriously, we shouldn't be having this debate anymore. The real question is why do they want permission to say it so bad? --Bossip staff

Why the f*ck is she apologizing? She was brazen enough to proclaim that she should be allowed to say it and not feel guilty, so why a change of heart?

Please keep your insincere apology to yourself ... and how about you kiss my a$$ in the process. --Soul Touch, Bossip user

I will say that I do tend to get far more bothered by the argument, "they call themselves that and it's okay, but the minute I use it ... " There seems to be this belief that we ALL go around calling each other nigger as though it's part of Sunday dinner:

Me: Good Morning Grandma.