OMG…I wasn’t going to blog about this, but I just checked my inbox. Let me just say, to everyone who keeps emailing and messaging me asking if I’m going back to DailyKos the answer is a flat out no. It’s the same reason you’ll never find me at FireDogLake. Blackface is not acceptable to me. Not in any way, shape or form. And since people like that aren’t really interested in reducing their own innate racism, I’m no longer interested in trying to teach them anything.
Miss Laura used the excuse that people had to put up with homophobic remarks (none of which I saw personally, so I don’t even know if that’s true), so racism in that respect is totally okay. That’s such an incredible bullshit POV, as black people on that blog have to deal with racism there almost every day and I don’t recall ever seeing any black person posting offensive homosexual stereotype stuff.
So, no. I will not be posting on DailyKos ever again even under an assumed name. That ain’t my style. And if you ever think of using blackface to make a point, here’s a handy chart from ebogjonson that let’s you know when it’s okay.