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    #AllLivesMatter

    #AllLivesMatter

    A special re-appearance of the Saturday Night Card Game

    There, I said it.

    And so did Hillary Clinton, creating a backlash:

    Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing backlash for saying that “all lives matter” in an African-American church in Missouri on Tuesday, offending some who feel that she is missing the point of the “black lives matter” mantra.

    Mrs. Clinton’s remarks at Christ the King United Church of Christ in Florissant, Mo. — only a few miles north of Ferguson, where a black teenager was shot by a white police officer last August — came during a broader discussion of civil rights in America.

    She was talking about how a disproportionate number of young people of color are out of school and out of work and, explaining that everyone needs a “chance and a champion,” she recalled how her mother was abandoned as a teenager and went on to work as a maid.

    “What kept you going?” Mrs. Clinton remembered asking her mother. “Her answer was very simple. Kindness along the way from someone who believed she mattered. All lives matter.”

    The remark caused a stir on social media, with some African-Americans on Twitter suggesting that Mrs. Clinton had lost their votes.

    Here’s the video:

    Here were some reactions, via Twitchy:

    https://twitter.com/xvszero/status/613439154899316736

    https://twitter.com/angrybolivian/status/613440477107486720

    https://twitter.com/adept2u/status/613437346021662720

    NPR called it a Three Word Misstep, though based on the url it apparently was originally titled a “three word gaffe”:

    http://www.npr.org/sections/itsallpolitics/2015/06/24/417112956/hillary-clintons-three-word-gaffe-all-lives-matter

    Welcome to 2015 America.

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    tom swift | June 27, 2015 at 11:48 pm

    Sucking up to black racists is a genuine art-form—and apparently it’s just one more thing Hill isn’t terribly good at.

    Nice tweet above by “Citizen B”. A golden chair where Hillary can park her presumably golden a–.


     
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    SeniorD | June 28, 2015 at 9:14 am

    All Black lives matter – except those in rival street gangs, pushing drugs on someone else’s corner, part of a ‘rap artist’s’ entourage, or . Black on Black crime is already through the roof and getting uglier.


     
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    Char Char Binks | June 28, 2015 at 12:22 pm

    Black lives matter to me about as much as my life matters to them.


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