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‘Don’t Re-Nig’ Lady Has Magic Dictionary That Says ‘N-Word’ Is Not Racist

ReloadWe’re not sure what “dictionary” Miz Paula Smith of Hinesville, Georgia, “reads,” but she clearly has Knowledge on her side when she says the n-word “is not racist.” Roger Friedman of Forbes got Miz Smith on the tallyphone to ask her why her company, Stickatude, has been selling some perhaps-inelegant bumper stickers that have doubtless been enlivening your MyFace page all week. “According to the dictionary,” she told him, “[the N word] does not mean black. It means a low down, lazy, sorry, low down person. That’s what the N word means.”

How else is “Don’t Re-Nig” not even racist?

“And besides Obama is not even black. He’s got a mixture of race. It’s his choice of what his nationality is. I’m a mixed breed. I call myself a Heinz 57,” she says, referring to an ancestry that’s part of French, Scottish, and German.

There you have it. Logic!


“I do find it amazing and entertaining that one of our stickers has become a racist thing,” Ms. Smith told me. I asked her if she thought the “N” Word was a bad word? “No,” she said, ” because I don’t use it.”

That lady sounds nice. Let’s all spend the rest of the morning in a nice, quiet, darkened place, maybe with a nice cool cloth on our eyes, thinking about how nice that lady sounds. Nice. [Forbes]

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273 comments

  1. hagajim

    Last time I checked, re-nig means to go back on your word, which makes these bumper stickers nonsensical…and racist.

    1. beavertank

      I fail to see any way of reading that sticker that's not "don't re-blah".

      Which is funny, because as every racist should know by now, once you go blah you never go back whah.

      1. redarmyzombie

        Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the recipient of the Right-Wing-Troll-of-the-Week award at Wonkettez!

        He must be so proud of himself *sniff*

    2. Boojum_Reborn

      Renege means go back on your word; niger is Latin, meaning "black".

      Thus "nig" or "nigger" only means low down, etc., to people who equate those pejoratives with "black".

      1. hagajim

        Good point on the renege spelling…hell I almost spelled spelling speeling…to much time on the Wonkette…or with the blahs…

      2. lefty74

        Ronald Regan did not allow the blah jelly beans in his jar?

        Everyone knows the blah ones represent evil and Satan and should not be mixed in with all the other pretty colors. Especially as we approach Zombie Jebus season

        Renege is a penalty call in card games like euchre. You cannot trump a heart with a spade if you still have a heart. Get it?

    3. Makinglifehell

      Prolly gonna regret this but…renege means to go back on your word. I distinctly recall the President saying: "The fine…(for not playing along with the individual mandate) …will be zero dollars." Since that time, I have learned otherwise. (From the .gov, no less.)
      Obvs, the sticker is racist. But nonsensical? Don't get me wrong, I love me some current POTUS, but clearly he has made compromises that make him seem, to some, like a flip-flopper supreme with extra mustard.
      I'm not justifying any of it, I'm just sayin'.

    4. KillerBoob

      Exactly. I'd love to know why, if the N word is nothing exceptional, what does her bumper sticker even MEAN?

      I got in trouble in first grade for calling people the N word, for the same reason. (I read in the dictionary that it meant an ignorant person and I was always told not to call people "stupid".) So technically what she says it true. But I find it funny that a 1st grader caught on faster than she did.

      1. horsedreamer_1

        I made the same mistake with 'tarbaby'. Honestly, I thought it was a nonsense, Seussian construct, an onomatopoeic expression like whirligig or foofarah.

  2. Tundra Grifter

    I certainly can see Ms. Smith's frustration – who knew the N-word could be considered racist?

    In other news, I think the GNoPee knows more about the down low than it does about "low down…low down" people.

  3. bureaucrap

    By a strange coincidence, in my dictionary, ms Smith is used to illustrate the use of the term "cracker."

    1. Lascauxcaveman

      Obv she meant nigger in the nonracist way.

      Why is this so hard for you librul droolers to unnerstan?

        1. Crank_Tango

          the real racists are the ones who notice racism; the old "he who smelt it dealt it" theory of race relations.

  4. SorosBot

    So it's finally happened; after so many years of saying outrageously racist things and claiming it's not racist, the bigots are actually saying the N-word itself is somehow not racist. Fuck, have we finally reached peak wingnut?

      1. Millennial Malaise

        Since Pat Buchanan was fired, who will be the irresponsible asshole to throw the first N-bomb? My money is on Ann Coulter.

        1. anniegetyerfun

          Ann is a horrible, horrible person, but I don't think racism is her thing. My bet's on Limbaugh.

          1. CessnaDriver

            Actually, racism IS her thing.

            She's an anti-gay fag hag. No cognitive dissonance there.

          2. tessiee

            "Ann is a horrible, horrible person, but I don't think racism is her thing."

            Perhaps not quite so overtly, but I can totally see her whining about how the big bad liberals are once again persecuting the poor little conservatives so that they can't say "nigger", and/or hypocrites who suppress *other* people's freedom of speech.

          3. anniegetyerfun

            I suppose. It's been so long since I paid any attention to her that it's sort of hard to remember what she usually rants about.

      2. GOPCrusher

        I'm taking the under. And the debate for the summer will be why do the filthy liburuls continue their racist ways of considering the word "Nigger" a racist term.

        1. CthuNHu

          I once knew a good and kind woman — New Englander by birth, transplanted Southern redneck by choice — who sincerely did not see the N-word as applying to black people. A direct quote: "There are black n-s and there are white n-s. It's not about what color you are." It simply meant to her a scummy, lowdown person. She told me, with 100% sincerity, that at one point in her life the only people who treated her decently were the black women she worked with. So it's not like she was racist or anything.

          Oh, and once I walked into, and out of, a retail business with her, at which point she asked me, "Ugh, did you see that? That just makes me sick." She found it hard to believe that I hadn't noticed the disgusting sight of a black guy in uniform with a white woman hanging on his arm.

          So, um, yeah.

          1. snoopyfan2010

            I hope after hearing that you called her the N word as often as possible……because it isn't racist of course.

    1. beavertank

      But that would mean a sudden escalation in the price of wingnuts, and they seem to be getting cheaper every day…

    2. Geminisunmars

      I suspect there is plenty more wingnutia out there. Peaking won't happen until sometime in November.

    3. WIDTAP

      Sorry, but there is no such thing as a final form winutter. It's turtles all the way down, my friend.

    4. AbandonHope

      No. They have yet to say that the forced indentured servitude of black individuals is not racist.

      1. SorosBot

        Oh there have been more than a few Confederate apologists who have actually tried to claim that slavery wasn't really that bad.

        1. Tilley

          Down here in Dixie, we still claim the War of Northern Aggression was all about states' rights. To own slaves.

          1. LetUsBray

            And even though it was all about states' rights, the Confederate constitution expressly forbade its member states the right to abolish slavery within said state. For states' rights, of course.

  5. Tundra Grifter

    Regarding this bumpersnicker, I'd say the jig is up.

    Meaning the St. Patty's Day Irish dance, of course. Nothing ractist here, either.

      1. Tundra Grifter

        Louis Armstrong killed the commercial potential for his cover of "Just a Giggolo" when he changed the line to "When the end comes, I know / He was just a Jig I know."

        Radio stations all over America refused to play it.

      2. Tundra Grifter

        That speaks very well of you.

        Actually, while "Jig" is a slur, "The jig is up" simply means "The dance is over." It's a misunderstanding to suggest the phrase is a slur – although "jig" sure is when used in a racial sense and not a dance.

        Remember when "Little Black Sambo" was banned? It's about a boy in India, not Africa. But folks got offended and that was that.

  6. Dr. Nick Riviera

    But you left out her reasoning for not being racist: She has black kids living around her!

    1. Dr_Zoidberg

      She once saw a black person, in a magazine, at the doctor's office! So she's totally not racist!

  7. Maman

    Well, I suppose that words truly have no negative value on their own. It is how they are used that embues them with racism. And Miss Paul did it.

  8. anniegetyerfun

    Another site, called Stumpy’s Stickers, was originally credited with selling the Obama sticker.

    Stumpy's Stickers DOES sell this, as well as Confederate Flag stickers and bumperstickers featuring images of hooded KKK members. Stumpy's believes in the First Amendment, y'all.

      1. tessiee

        Roofies fer kinfolk?
        Kinfolk are ahead of the game if they get gas station wine.
        If yer gonna use roofies, ya might as well put pants on and leave the house.

    1. CZL

      Not to mention they sell many things for 88 cents. Why 88? Because white trash are fond of substitution number ciphers, and H is the 8th letter of the alphabet. 88 = HH = Heil Hitler. Yep, let's see Glenn Beck put that on his chalkboard.

      1. anniegetyerfun

        Holy fuck, seriously? I honestly had no idea about that. Didn't Walmart start doing that a few years ago, because they figured that people had gotten wise to the whole “.99″ thing?

        1. Fare la Volpe

          You'll notice two numbers that serve as white power "code" so to speak. One is 88 because it's a cipher for Heil Hitler. The other is 14 because it's the number of words in David Lane's white supremacist creed, "We must secure the existence of our people and a future for white children." White supremacists will often identify themselves online with the label 14/88 somewhere on their profile. The other way you can identify them is if they incorporate the name Turner into their screen name, as it's the name of the protagonist of the Timothy McVeigh training novel (seriously; McVeigh used it as reference for when he was planning his attack in OK City) The Turner Diaries.

          I had a TA during my undergrad years who wrote his Master's thesis by going undercover in a white power group for six months and recording their activities – was nearly killed towards the end. He's the one who got me interested in the work of the Southern Poverty Law Center and their monitoring of hate groups so as to keep them from ever entering the mainstream of the body politic. It's a terrifying and fascinating field of study.

        2. CZL

          In addition to 1488 they also use "2316" for "wp" or "white power."

          I saw a guy at the post office last week with a shaven head, and 14/88 an 23/16 tattooed around Schutzstaffel lightning bolts.

          These people exist. They vote (unless they are convicted felons). They must be stopped.

          1. anniegetyerfun

            I've seen “WP” – that horrid creature that Sandra Bullock's husband was schtupping had it tattooed on her thighs.

          2. gingerland62

            It is amazing to me that they can recite the alphabet let alone use such a complex code for their racism.

  9. Callyson

    The Smiths own a well known paint ball field in Hinesville — a town near Savannah.
    Paint is flammable, isn't it?
    (No, not calling for anyone's death here…just pointing out how interesting it would be if the business were to explode in flames…)

    1. Tundra Grifter

      Sorry to burst your paint ball, but that's water-based. That's why you can wash it off after an afternoon battling it out.

      1. AbandonHope

        Water-based, you say? Then a couple of slugs of elemental sodium ought to help things along. Hypothetically.

  10. anniegetyerfun

    I just want someone that’s going to help the United States and not give it other countries all the time. And stop giving the immigrants the benefits that most Americans inside their own states can’t even get because they’re giving it others who don’t even live here as an American.

    Well, at least she's one of those ARTICULATE honkies.

    1. fuflans

      someone that's going to help the United States and not give it other countries

      could somebody please give us to canada or perhaps the amalfi coast?

    2. Negropolis

      I've never for the life of me understood this idea that immigrants (particularly refugees) have it easy in this country. I've even had a few extended family members that truly believe this, and I don't know where they get it from. They honestly believe that the government gives you some kind of "Welcome to America" package with cash and benefits for life. I'd not be surprised if they believe that they get to cut in line at the grocery store.

  11. GreatChristiano

    This is great news!

    I never knew being black was a nationality! This changes things, really.

  12. emmelemm

    So she should be comfortable going to 125th St in Harlem and shouting "Nig Nig Nig"?

    Yes, I did watch Die Hard 3 over the weekend.

  13. Baconzgood

    According to the dictionary "Douche Bag" doesn't mean "Cock sucking racist cunt" either. Just sayin.

  14. Callyson

    "I’m a mixed breed. I call myself a Heinz 57,” she says
    Come on, Heinz, time to file a big, fat, juicy trade name lawsuit!

    1. Preferred Customer

      The only way that would happen is if Heinz were somehow in bed with a prominent Democrat.

  15. poorgradstudent

    She must have learned English and Literature from the same school that teaches in History that lots of blacks totally fought for the Confederacy and the War of Northern Aggression was really about resistance to a tyrannical federal government (i.e. just about every public school in the South).

  16. pdiddycornchips

    Not quiet. I calculate that peak wingnut won't be reached until a President reads a statement apologizing for the War of Northern Aggression and makes arrangements for reparations to paid to all the white folks in the south. So, like February of next year.

  17. Arken

    I wonder what her feelings are about my "Don't Re-Honky" campaign? My dictionary says that "honky" is how you describe a horn.

  18. dijetlo

    How do we get one of those things on an empty dog kennel strapped atop Romneys campaign bus?

  19. Jus_Wonderin

    Asked if a mind is a terrible thing to waste, Mrs. Smith replied, "No. I don't use it."

  20. Tundra Grifter

    "Obama is a 'Halfrican American.'"

    ~ Rush Limbaugh, Jan. 24, 2007

    “And besides Obama is not even black. He’s got a mixture of race."

    ~ Paula Smith, March 19, 2012

    We've sure come a long way in five years, now haven't we?

    1. YasserArraFeck

      Maybe in another 150 years, we'll manage a 100% blah president. In the meantime…baby steps

  21. JustPixelz

    I love her logic. HOORAY the floodgates are open. For example — and I'll probably get banned — "retard" means to slow down. So calling someone the r-word is not an insult. It just means they drive slowly or something. And "sack of shit" merely refers to a gardening product sold at Home Depot or whatnot. So calling James Inhofe a "sack of shit" is way of complimenting his green thumb. And "teabagging" just describes how tea is placed in paper filters for steeping. So calling someone a "teabagger" is a way to recognize their beverage skills.

    1. tessiee

      So, if the Democrats had come up with a bumper sticker in early 2004 featuring a picture of a tarred and feathered W, and beneath that, the slogan, "Don't Re-Tarred", the Republicans would have been fine with that — right?

  22. Not_So_Much

    Well, she said "low down" twice, so I think she's on solid ground as far as logic goes.

    Sadly, seen a couple of these in this Red state. All the coverage on this stupid twat's abomination is probably going to send sales through the roof. (sigh…)

    1. Swampgas_Man

      One can certainly hope that the next junkmobile-driving wonketteer will do his/her duty on seeing one.

    1. Fare la Volpe

      Christ on a fucking donkey show, don't read the comments on that site: "Well gadzooks! When I were a youngin (hock, p'ting), 'nigger' meant a ign'ant lazy shiftless sombitch. Nows all these libruls tells me it just a nasty word fer a negro! Theys changin' the meanin's o' thangs! I am outraged!! (hock, p'ting)"

      You'd think the sheer fact that you have to read a dictionary would turn off most wingnuts, but regrettably that doesn't seem to be the case.

      1. Baconzgood

        When I was a kid Quark meant to croak like a frog….now it means now it's a partical of matter!

      2. bikerlaureate

        Today I learned they welcome comments… on a dictionary site.

        That first response is a thing of beauty.

        My Webster Dictionary at home defines the term "uncouth".

        …and yet, oddly, the entry for "uncouth" doesn't seem to acknowledge its past as a noun rather than an adjective.

      3. deelzebub

        It takes a whole shitload of stupid to look something up in an authoritative reference material and then just go ahead a believe whatever dunbassed thing you were unsure of in the first place.

  23. freakishlywrong

    I wonder the amount of smelling salts and hurt feelings and outrage if someone was selling "Don't Re-Nazi in 2012"? Regarding the fascists the Republics have become.

  24. KotBR

    And besides Obama is not even black

    Then how can he be a Mooslim and a Soshulist? Answer me that, smart lady.

  25. SorosBot

    "“[the N word] does not mean black. It means a [bunch of stupid stereotypes about black people]" Yep, she's really helping her case there; totally not a racist.

  26. Tundra Grifter

    “And besides Obama is not even black…It’s his choice of what his nationality is."

    Race is a choice. Being gay or straight is a choice.

    I guess the right wing nutz really do support freedom of choice.

    1. Loaded_Pants

      "It’s his choice of what his nationality is."

      We can choose our nationality? I did not know this. In that case, I would like to choose a nationality other than "American" at this point.

  27. Barb

    Take the proceeds from your hate crime bumper stickers and buy some cookbooks, bitch. I wouldn't even want to know what would arrive at your table if you chose to go to a restaurant in a car that had that bumper sticker.

  28. MissTaken

    Cracker-assed cracker does not mean white trash. It means a low down, lazy, sorry, low down person. That’s what the C-A-C-word means.”

  29. Baconzgood

    "I'm not racist. I have many friends that have black bashing bumper stickers"

    -Paula Smith-

  30. sullivanst

    Given the Conservapedia "dictionary" project doesn't have an entry for the n-word, I can't even begin to think which dictionary she might have been using. The David Duke Dictionary for Dunces?

      1. horsedreamer_1

        One theory posited Tupac as having faked his death to break his contract with Death Row, then sought exile in Norway. So… yes?

  31. not that Dewey

    David Sedaris defines White Trash as "Irish, Scottish, and at least three other things". For Paula Smith, I think we'll have to say "close enough".

    1. anniegetyerfun

      Did he throw "Cherokee" in there? Because I've never met anyone honkey that believed themselves to be less than 1/16 Native American. They HATE Injuns, of course, and all thems casinos and welfare. But they have a dreamcatcher hangin' in their kitchen, because their great granddaddy done married a squaw.

      1. not that Dewey

        In the South, at one point, there was a lot of Cherokee-raping going on, so I suppose some of them may actually be telling the truth.

        Out here where I live, a state criss-crossed with Reservations, the anti-Native resentment is so strong among the White Trash that they don't even bother to claim this particular form of victimhood. They resent all the perceived "special privileges" that the Natives get (lack of roads, water and electricity? Diabetes and alcoholism?) They think it's terribly unfair that the Reservations have Sovereign status, and they don't. And they particularly resent, as you said, the fact that they are powerless against the lure of the casino, where desperate dumb crackers go to lose all their money. Poor, dumb, resentful crackers.

        1. anniegetyerfun

          Yes, of course; I don't doubt that there's a fair amount of Native American blood in any American family that arrived before 1830 (MY asshole ancestors, of course, kept me white and doughy by only arriving from Europe AFTER WWII). The worst white trash that I ever knew not only resented Natives for their "special rights" but also inevitably lived on welfare for a better part of their lives.

      2. Jukesgrrl

        That description applies to at least half the native Arizonans I've met here. They don't want any Native Americans to come off the reservation (except to serve in Iraq and/or Afghanistan), but representations of Kokopelli are all over their houses. And they have no idea that it's a fertility deity and his flute represents a big ol' indigenous penis.

  32. MissTaken

    "I call myself a Heinz 57,” she says, referring to an ancestry that’s part of French, Scottish, and German."

    Well, I call you a Fucking Racist, referring to your lack of class that's part of white trash, cracker, and stupidity.

    1. SorosBot

      And she can call herself whatever she likes, she's still a racist cracker redneck shit-for-brains who is probably the result of many generations of inbreeding.

  33. BornInATrailer

    I'm sorry but the new forum rules are stupid because you can't reply to this without using the phrase "dumb cunt."

  34. Dr_Zoidberg

    She crushed me with her insane logic. I shall buy 50 of these stickers, she is so convincing.

    1. Beetagger

      She has bravely reclaimed the "N" word, taking it out of its post-modern milieu into a post-post-modern, post-racist contexture. Brava Sister Smith!

  35. Beowoof

    I can think of a word that is in disfavor on Wonkette for this woman, I guess I will have to settle for developmentally disabled.

  36. Guppy

    "I call myself a Heinz 57,” she says, referring to an ancestry that’s part of French, Scottish, and German."

    "We play both kinds of music here…"

  37. Pithaughn

    "Some of my best friends are lazy and lowdown, luckily none of them live in my neighborhood, cuz well , property values, am i right?"

  38. Chet Kincaid

    An African-American whose family has been in this country for 400 years could have just as many European genes as Barack Obama, thanks to slave-rape, aka the Planters' War On Defenseless Black Women. Racist wingnuts need to read some history and drop the "halfrican" banjo, which they stole from West Africans anyhoo.

  39. bureaucrap

    Here is what "dictionary.com" has to say about the usage of this word.

    Usage note
    The term nigger is now probably the most offensive word in English.

    Clearly Ms Smith failed to check this particular dictionary.

  40. dennis1943

    Mark it on the calendar………a bonehead racist attempts to quote the dictionary…….

  41. Come here a minute

    Ms Smith's got no problem with the president's choice of nationality — the problem is he's so uppity.

  42. owhatever

    Miz Paula Smith of Hinesville, Georgia, is just the cutest thing, and a wonderful person with an elegant sense of humor. She thought of that word all by herself, and her bridge book club members laughed and laughed. Then she took her word to church, and the congregation laughed and laughed. Soon the whole city of Hinesville was laughing and laughing at Paula's word and she decided to make a political bumpity sticker and share her word with the entire country to bring joy and unity among the racists.

  43. JimNauseam

    I have a suggestion for another bumper sticker: "DON'T FORGET TO TAKE YOUR COCK OUT OF YOUR SISTER LONG ENOUGH TO VOTE SANTORUM!" What's the big deal? A "cock" is a rooster.

  44. HarryButtle

    That cunt!

    What? I've got a dictionary right here that says "cunt" isn't an offensive term for ladyparts.

  45. Lionel[redacted]Esq

    If the 1834 Webster's New Collegiate is not right, what has happened to this country?

  46. Lionel[redacted]Esq

    I’m a mixed breed. I call myself a Heinz 57,” she says

    So it is all right to call her a nigger?

    1. James Michael Curley

      She's red necked, full of vinegar and rancid from being out in the sun too long.

  47. Blueb4sunrise

    Today in AZ. History: [okay, not today, but in the past today, sorta]

    Claims of prejudice were made against Mecham after he defended the use of the word "pickaninny" to describe black children, claimed that high divorce rates were caused by working women, claimed America is a Christian nation to a Jewish audience, and said a group of visiting Japanese businessmen got "round eyes" after being told of the number of golf courses in Arizona. In response to claims that he was a racist, Mecham said, "I've got black friends. I employ black people. I don't employ them because they are black; I employ them because they are the best people who applied for the cotton-picking job."[27] These and other statements only strengthened the allegations of racism made against the governor following the MLK day cancellation.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evan_Mecham

  48. James Michael Curley

    This is what is beautiful about America. A dumb bimbo can use the most offensive term in the language against the guy with the most predator drones in the world and live to laugh about it. Seriously, would anyone miss Hinesville, Georgia where 'Home for a Day or a Lifetime' feels about the same.

  49. AbandonHope

    Ms. Smith no doubt longs for the days when "low down, lazy, sorry, low down persons" would call her ilk "Miz Smith", chauffeur, cook and clean for them, and raise those adorable little pick-a-low-down-lazy-sorry-low-down-persons.

    1. tessiee

      Yeah, well, if The Help make their special chocolate pie for her, she probably shouldn't eat it.

  50. SockBunny

    Hell, it was prolly her peeples who gave them blahs a free boatride over to Gawd's greatest country. So she's really, really not racist. She's jez waitin' to hear 'thank you'.

  51. Tilley

    It's all a typographical misunderstanding, you dumb libtards. She meant the sticker to say "Don't Re-JIG," because the word jigaboo isn't racist either. Sheesh! You socialist abortion-havers sure are thin-skinned bunch.

  52. fartknocker

    Paula has a couple of problems living in Hinesville. First, blacks make up over 35% of the population and also experience the highest rate of poverty for Liberty, County. Secondly, Liberty County overwhelming voted for Obama in the 2008 election:
    http://www.city-data.com/elec08/LIBERTY-GEORGIA.h

    So what we have here is most likely a White, middle-aged married woman who puts great faith in God who was probably a homemaker. She's pissed because more black voters elected a Black Man for president. And given her community's ethnicity, they'll probably do it again in 2012.

    Poor Paula, she should move somewhere that doesn't have as many Blacks, Hispanics, Asians or Middle Easterners. I'm sure she would love Wasilla this time of year.

    1. GOPCrusher

      I got a dollar that says that Ms. Paula Smith does not have one of these bumper stickers proudly displayed on her personal vehicle.

  53. mrblifil

    I see, so if a Halfrican person takes offense it is because they choose to side with the darker aspects of their melanin portfolio. Kind of a "heads I win, tails you lose" scenario.

    Guess she didn't get to the part in the dictionary definition where the provenance of the word is dealt with. She might be interested in the derivation from the French word "Negre" and the Spanish word "Negro" both of which mean…"black." Isn't that "amazing and entertaining?"

  54. DaRooster

    "I call myself a Heinz 57,” she says, referring to an ancestry that’s part of French, Scottish, and German…

    Umm… there is nothing but whitish in there… it ain't Heinz 57… you are Ranch Dressing… the high fructose corn syrup kind.

  55. Allmighty_Manos

    I call myself a Heinz 57,” she says, referring to an ancestry that’s part of French, Scottish, and German." I would would just settle for asshole.

  56. FakaktaSouth

    Woowee. That oh so clever wordplay is absolutely racist and she knows and loves it, but I STILL haven't seen one here. O-shit stickers of course (cause we are classy christy crackers) but not this. I been watching out whilst toting the tire iron.

  57. Troglodeity

    I wish that photo had GPS coordinates embedded in it – so we could all travel there and KEY THE SHIT out of that silver minivan.

  58. anniegetyerfun

    After I commented on this article about elebenty times, I started seeing ads on Wonkette's main page encouraging me to date black women in my area.

    I'd be happy to, but I'm a little concerned about the context under which I am being encouraged to do so. Unless the Wonkette ad engine is, all, "Girlfriend really hates racists! Maybe she wants herself a nice black lady!" In which case, I'm cool with it.

  59. valthemus

    Allen West, Condoleeza Rice, Herman Cain, Clarence Thomas, Charles Payne… will one of you chicken shits please show a little backbone and say something to get your little racist party pals under control?!!

  60. Wonderthing

    How many times do I have to say this? They don't mind n***rs. They just don't want them in the White House.

  61. Barrelhse

    I would thoroughly enjoy kicking the living shit out of that woman, but I'm funny that way.

  62. HelmutNewton

    Cue wingnut stampede defending Paula Smith and accusing libruls of being the "real" racists in 3,2,1…

  63. dadanarchist

    For all the kulturkampf and wingnut whining about postmodernism and its deleterious effect on our culture and universities, it's really wingnuts and other assorted right-wing hacks that have perfected the postmodern worldview.

  64. glamourdammerung

    I found it baffling that teabaggers would even attempt to defend this incident as not being racist. Then I remembered that they were stupid and completely without morals and tend to think/hope other people might believe their lies simply due to being as stupid as the teabaggers are.

  65. comrad_darkness

    And Whitey means someone with white skin.
    And Cracker means someone who has cracker crumbs on their 300 pound gut.

  66. GeneralLerong

    What we need…is a small, easily-concealed-in-palm-of-hand sticker suitable for pasting over bumper stickers such as this.

    Any ideas, geniuses?

  67. outragedcitizen

    Yeah, I'd love to see Mr. Bustacap pull up behind a car with that bumper sticker and watch was the racist pricks tries to explain Ms.Smith's definition of the "N-word" to him.

  68. Redhead

    Oh holy hell. I bet she thinks white pointed-hooded capes are just a fashion statement in rainy areas, and that hanging black people while wearing them isn't racist either.

  69. a_pink_poodle

    Jee wizz, who'd have thunk that those uppity Urban Youth Americans are still upset about the N-word?

  70. C_R_Eature

    "You know, people…I'm not Black but there's a whole lotta times I wish I could say I'm not White."
    – Frank Zappa, Trouble Comin' Every Day

    "Freak Out!" album, pub. 1966

    Nineteen Sixty Six.

  71. nellpost

    PLEASE someone find a photo of her. I need to know if she is indeed toothless and stringy haired. I long to hear her voice, twangy and shrill, speaking in mono-syllabic words….PLEASE

  72. Jukesgrrl

    The Tweets would be coming all the way from Alaska. The Former Gov. Grifter might even transfer her support from Newt to Patoot in solidarity.

  73. The_Trainman

    Sticker lady is so full of shit that her business qualifies as a waste treatment facility.

  74. Negropolis

    selling some perhaps-inelegant bumper stickers

    "perhaps-inelegant"?! Are you kidding me?!

    “According to the dictionary,” she told him, “[the N word] does not mean black. It means a low down, lazy, sorry, low down person. That’s what the N word means.”

    Again, are you kidding me?!

    I asked her if she thought the “N” Word was a bad word? “No,” she said, ” because I don’t use it.

    Can someone tell me what this even means?

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