NJ Gov. Christie asked to apologize for remark

Mar 14, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: wtop.com

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is being asked to apologize for referring to the first black female leader of the state Assembly by race and gender, and not by name, during a meeting at a church.

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“I've got a GREAT idea!”

Since: Mar 13

Let's BUZZ Lower Manhattan....

#3 Mar 15, 2013
Hypcrites.

Just like the "N" words,....blacks LOVE to mention race when it's the first school kid to graduate, the first fireman to make cheif, the first female pilot,
...but let a white mention someone's black, and they better hire a lawyer.

smh...hypersensitive CRYbabies....
Jenny Craig

Roseland, NJ

#4 Mar 15, 2013
Forget that. Chris Christie should be apologizing to the poor soul that has to clean and wash his soiled underpants.

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#5 Mar 15, 2013

“Two Horse Guy in a”

Since: Mar 11

One Horse Town

#6 Mar 15, 2013
-0h_really- wrote:
Hypcrites.
Just like the "N" words,....blacks LOVE to mention race when it's the first school kid to graduate, the first fireman to make cheif, the first female pilot,
...but let a white mention someone's black, and they better hire a lawyer.
smh...hypersensitive CRYbabies....
Like you are the first idiot to post on topix 7 years ago?

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#7 Mar 15, 2013
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Das right chillren

Rochester, NY

#10 Mar 16, 2013
"Democratic Speaker Sheila Oliver later said she was "appalled" that Christie injected race into the discussion"

All Christie did was accurately and politely describe Ms. Oliver as an "African-American female speaker of the Assembly."

On the other hand, it might not be a bad idea for Christie to apologize just to keep what's left of Camden's business district from being burned to the ground during what weather experts are predicting to be ...

a long, hot summer.
MJW

Rochester, NY

#11 Mar 16, 2013
Don't apologize Christie, if we keep doing that every time someone demands, this problem will never go away.

I'm getting real tired of magazines, news agencies, corporations, organizations all apologizing because someone says they were offended. STOP IT

Ignore the idiots, stop coddling them and maybe one day they will just shut up.

How they got this far in life without realizing it's okay to be offended at times, it's part of life. But you don't get to demand apologies and whine about it to the world. You are no more special than the rest of the people.
London

Powell, OH

#12 Mar 16, 2013
I like the guy. I have yet to understand the offense.
Jake

Bronx, NY

#13 Mar 16, 2013
Guess she feels ashamed of her race if she got offend because Christie called her an "African American", but then again who wouldn't feel ashamed, they destroyed Detriot and are chimping out in Brooklyn.

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#16 Mar 16, 2013
Let's describe him as the fat white boy governor of NJ.

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#17 Mar 16, 2013
I feel that Christie should apologize because his actions were unprofessional. Race and gender had nothing to do with the subject matter. Christie should have referred to Oliver as her legal name. Christie displayed pity and hate towards a Black Woman with power. Would Christie have done this towards a White Woman or Hispanic Woman???????? If Obama would have done something like this there would have been a higher volume of controversy.

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#19 Mar 16, 2013
Hotlanta wrote:
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Sort of like some "Southerns" whining over they LOST the war.
I've never heard of this.
Got a link?

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#20 Mar 16, 2013
Barros Serrano wrote:
As many times as we've heard "the first African-American woman" to do this or that...
It would be nice if we've reached the point where nobody needs to point that out. Have we reached that point? Is that what these complaints are saying? Nobody need notice a person's ethnicity any more?
If so, good, then racism has ended.
Gee, barros,
http://www.topix.com/forum/afam/TV5R4U3T710EH...
you're thinking just like a conned-servative all of a sudden.
Reversing that -Logic-

Anonymous Proxy

#21 Mar 16, 2013
Aziya Shines shoes wrote:
Let's describe him as the fat white boy governor of NJ.
You sound jealous.
Have you ever been the governor of a state?

Didn't THINK so.

By the way, you missed a spot.
Chuck

Chicago, IL

#24 Mar 16, 2013
Fat azz Christie is one donut away from a heart attack.
Amelia sexy HYBRID

Castle Rock, CO

#25 Mar 16, 2013
Chuck wrote:
Fat azz Christie is one donut away from a heart attack.
Pretty much also sums up half the black community in America, don't you think?
Reversing that ---Logic--

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#26 Mar 16, 2013
Amelia sexy HYBRID wrote:
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Pretty much also sums up half the black community in America, don't you think?
DISS......proportionately.

http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/ @wcm/@sop/@smd/documents/downl oadable/ucm_319568.pdf

They really should THINK before they hit "post comment".
(But then again,....most of them can't. Think.)
Reversing that ---Logic--

Anonymous Proxy

#27 Mar 16, 2013
ahhhhhhWOOPS.

Here's that link;
http://goo.gl/CQKcN
Amelia sexy HYBRID

Castle Rock, CO

#28 Mar 16, 2013
Reversing that ---Logic-- wrote:
<quoted text>DISS......proportionat ely.
http://www.heart.org/idc/groups/heart-public/ @wcm/@sop/@smd/documents/downl oadable/ucm_319568.pdf
They really should THINK before they hit "post comment".
(But then again,....most of them can't. Think.)
I clicked on the correct link you sent. That is amazing smh those statistics. Yes they should think before hitting reply or at least retract that sh_t afterwards lol.
Chuck

Chicago, IL

#29 Mar 16, 2013
Amelia sexy HYBRID wrote:
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Pretty much also sums up half the black community in America, don't you think?
Are you excluding white America? Because I see fat azz white people on a daily basis.

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