George Allen: “Macaca” Was a “Made Up Word”

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    Among other things today, George Allen has managed to demonstrate, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that he has learned nothing the past 4 years. Here’s Allen, in an interview with Bearing Drift’s JR Hoeft, talking about the “macaca” incident.

    It was not done with malice, and if I had known that that made up word would be connoted as a racial insult I would not have said it.

    Of course, as we all know, “macaca” is not a made-up word. As voluminously, extensively, repeatedly (although not always by the “lamestream” corporate media) documented in the 2006 campaign – and not just by Democrats either – the word is an extremely common racial slur in French North Africa, from where Allen’s mother’s side of the family hails. Also, recall that Allen initially claimed he really meant to say “mohawk,” referring to S.R. Sidarth’s haircut, which of course was not a mohawk. Then, Allen tried to claim he really meant to call Sidarth “caca” or something, which obviously wasn’t any better. Then, he claimed it was “made up,” which also was a lie. Now, 4 years later, Allen still hasn’t come to terms with what he said, why he said it, what it all means, or anything. Does this guy have absolutely zero ability for self reflection or learning? Apparently not in this area, or as far as I can tell in any other area. Pathetic.