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Mom defends decision to
dress child in KKK costume

Orlando Sentinel (FL), by Adrienne Cutway

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 11/5/2013 11:41:24 AM

Virginia mother has told several media outlets that there was nothing wrong with her decision to dress her 7-year-old son as a Ku Klux Klan member for Halloween since it´s a tradition in her family. This is just another story in a long line of offensive Halloween costumes this year, including the Florida men who dressed as George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin, the Michigan woman who dressed as a Boston Marathon bombing victim and TV personality Julianne Hough incorporating blackface into her "Orange is the New Black" costume. But considering this involves a child who simply thought the costume was "cool" and

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Poor taste to say the least.
If this kid came to my door I would only give him the black jelly beans.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mossley, 11/5/2013 11:48:24 AM     (No. 9599496)

If this kid came to my door, the mother would have gotten an earful!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Freeloader, 11/5/2013 12:04:39 PM     (No. 9599535)

Who knows, maybe young Jackson will grow up to be an "Exalted Cyclops" in the Ku Klux Klan someday and become the Democrat Majority Leader in The United States Senate.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Kingbubo, 11/5/2013 12:04:46 PM     (No. 9599536)

And black licorice, OP. People dress as monsters, vampires, etc, stuipid costume, but nnot fantasy night.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/5/2013 12:10:16 PM     (No. 9599543)

I thought the kid was dressed as Sen. Robert Byrd !
Seriously, in any large city, do you see hijabs?
Yes, the costume was in poor taste, but is a hijab a CAIR costume?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 11/5/2013 12:12:36 PM     (No. 9599546)

Disgusting. Utter parenting fail.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Coy860, 11/5/2013 12:20:40 PM     (No. 9599555)

But it is fine and dandy to dress kids as devils?
Not defending anything here but free speech..the consequences for the mother´s poor judgement will be experienced by the mother.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: youngtexan, 11/5/2013 1:08:43 PM     (No. 9599668)

I´d put a rock in the bag.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Immanuel Goldstein, 11/5/2013 1:10:01 PM     (No. 9599671)

People should just lighen up. Dressing up in a Klan costume on Halloween night does NOT make you a Klan member. The whole point of Halloween is to vent the monsters that are inside all of us. I´d give the kid and the paents a pass on this.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/5/2013 1:17:08 PM     (No. 9599683)

"It´s supposed to be white with white. Black with black. Man with woman and all of that. That´s what the KKK stands for. The KKK every year, raises money to donate to the St. Jude´s," Black said.

What´s all the fuss about? Even this woman´s name is... Black!

Anyway, she sounds like a real rocket scientist in the above quote.
And I can now see the fundaisers at St. Jude´s running for cover.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bob913, 11/5/2013 1:26:32 PM     (No. 9599693)

She mistook this as a ghost costume....

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Reply 11 - Posted by: rubberneck, 11/5/2013 1:51:10 PM     (No. 9599736)

Ironic! I just finished reading yesterday´s most popular "White Trash Is the New Normal."

Case in point.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stonepony, 11/5/2013 2:23:41 PM     (No. 9599786)

I still do not understand why she had to defend any of this.... you sure don´t hear blacks defending the decision of their children to murder other people.......just denied it an call them good kids just having some fun........

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Reply 13 - Posted by: odinsacolyte, 11/5/2013 2:31:37 PM     (No. 9599804)

When I was a child the costumes were supposed to frighten. Politics has nothing to do with tradition. Get over it.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mossley, 11/5/2013 3:17:43 PM     (No. 9599889)

#8, you should read the article before posting. The mother thinks the KKK is a great institution.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: billa, 11/5/2013 4:19:49 PM     (No. 9600004)

Idiots freak out about some kid in a KKK costume on Halloween, and yet no one bats an eye with a Jesus display sprayed with feces or dipped in urine and it is in a museum?


Hello, free speech, First Amendment. Look up Skokie Illinois...I also defend her and her child´s right to free speech as offensive as I may find it.

But then again, didn´t the Germans at one time find the Star of David offensive too?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: stonepony, 11/6/2013 12:22:15 AM     (No. 9600644)

#14 and you probably think the federal government is a well run institution

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Reply 17 - Posted by: 4Justice, 11/6/2013 12:45:56 AM     (No. 9600658)

I can´t get the article on my phone, but if the mother really does think the KKK is ok and a great old institution, then she is sick and needs help or ignorant as heck and needs a good education. No reason to attack # 14. I believe in free speech but I also have the same right to tell her what a whacko she is too if she condones the Klan.

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