Stupid White Man of the Week: Betty Brown

For the lamest, most convoluted and moronic (and not incidentally racist) defense of the Republicans’ voter disenfranchisement bill.  I need not mention that the enforcers of the Dawes Act forced tribal members to adopt English names (often on pain of arrest) in order to receive their allotments.

Published in: on April 9, 2009 at 8:07 pm  Comments (2)  
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  1. One of the best comments IMHO on one of my Livejournal communities about this story was wanting to know since Ms. Brown wanted Asians to choose “more American” names, would those be Cherokee or Sioux? 😀

  2. That’s a great line. Wish I’d thought of it.

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