Weekly Pet Peeve: “I’m not racist, but…” (aka “Some of my friends are…”)

I got nothing against passive-aggressive a-holes, but...

I got nothing against passive-aggressive a-holes, but…

In all its various permutations:

“I’ve got nothing against gays, but…”

“I’m all for equality, but…”

“I got no problem with immigrants, but…”

“There’s nothing wrong with blue collars, but…”

And so on, and ’nuff said.

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Weekly Pet Peeve: “I’m not racist, but…” (aka “Some of my friends are…”)

  1. La Quemada

    I hate this too. I also want to interrupt people at the “I’m not racist but…” I want to say, “STOP right there.If you need that explanation first, are you sure you want to say what comes after that?”

    I don’t hate narrow-minded white people, but I also don’t like them very much.

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