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TV show unable to find Arizonans to support racial profiling

The show What Would You Do? went to Arizona and planted actors in restaurants to act out this scenario: an off-duty security guard asks a Hispanic man for identification. In every instance, the other people at the restaurant came to the defense of the Hispanic man.

Over the course of the two-day shoot, with five shoots each day, we never once encountered someone who defended the security guard’s point of view. It did not matter if the scenario was a man alone, a man with a family, or two men, each time we got the same reaction: People crossed racial lines to help and defend each other from unjust profiling.

From Daily Intel.

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More from Confederate Yankee, my own adopted winger

Oh this guy. He has a post called In Praise of Profiling, which expends a lot of type making the argument that awful liberals who are against racial profiling are dumb and angry and wrong because racial profiling totally works.

As if the question is about whether racial profiling works. The question is whether we want our government to treat people differently because of the color of their skin. And the answer is no. BECAUSE THIS IS AMERICA.

It makes me sick to my stomach to read diatribes from an ignorant right-winger who rarely wastes a post without calling Obama anti-American, all while speaking out against the most fundamental American principles.

I mean… All men are created equal? Equal protection under the law? These are not liberal conspiracies.

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