Stacey Dash a Sellout? As If ...

The Clueless actress' GOP endorsement may surprise some, but piling on the hate speech is not the answer.

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That's the reality: Dash's endorsement of Romney is a nonissue because she has the right to vote for him even if it is against the interests of many of her fans and, I would argue, her interests as an actress. Dash has the right to self-destruct, just as many "Christian" blacks and poor whites do who plan to vote for Romney next month.

Like Dash, you have the right to vote with your dollars and not support any of her future projects if you so choose. No need for name-calling or abusive language. Besides, actions always speak louder than words.

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