[Ads-l] "coded"

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 17 14:20:49 UTC 2015


Salon.com:

"[Megyn Kelly's] resort to the tired, racially coded 'not exactly a saint'
to describe the teenage girl knocked down by a cop in McKinney, Texas."

OK. In what way is "not exactly a saint" "racially coded"?

You'll recall "racially coded" from the "thug" controversy.

Over to you....

JL


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