It's Not Racist When They Do It
You tell me. Do you see the racism in the Virginia bumpersticker?
Here are some hints on what to look for. (Read up here and here.)
It seems a blatant, if somewhat innocent, use of a racist image to me. Certainly others have gotten into trouble for less.
But not a word of protest I've seen. Hmmmmmm.... I guess it's only residual racism, subconsciously absorbed from the environment via osmosis, since he supports Obama. Nothing to hold him to account for. No doubt he'd happily apologise and submit to re-education. Maybe even redesign the sticker.
If someone called him on it.