McCain regrets 'tar baby' remark

McCain regrets 'tar baby' remark

There are 2 comments on the The Indianapolis Star story from Mar 17, 2007, titled McCain regrets 'tar baby' remark. In it, The Indianapolis Star reports that:

Republican presidential candidate John McCain used the term "tar baby," which is sometimes associated with racist connotations, during a campaign stop in northern Iowa on Friday and immediately expressed ...

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Ned Joyce

Eastchester, NY

#1 Mar 17, 2007
Why are we as a society so dumb when it comes to being PC. "tar baby' was originally a POSITIVE comment about African Americans, an allegory of how black slaves would Outwit their masters...now its an Insult? COME ON PEOPLE!
t-bone

Minot, ND

#2 Mar 18, 2007
Ned Joyce wrote:
Why are we as a society so dumb when it comes to being PC. "tar baby' was originally a POSITIVE comment about African Americans, an allegory of how black slaves would Outwit their masters...now its an Insult? COME ON PEOPLE!
shut up, you must be white!

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