Skip to comments.Richard Cebull Says He Sent Racist Obama Email
Posted on 02/29/2012 7:44:08 PM PST by kristinn
Chief U.S. District Judge Richard Cebull apologized Wednesday for sending a racist email about President Obama from his office to a few friends.
"To say it's inappropriate and stupid is an extreme understatement," Cebull said Wednesday afternoon in his courthouse chambers in Billings.
"There is no doubt it's racist. It wasn't forwarded for that purpose," Cebull said. "If anything, it was political."
The judge admitted he forwarded the racially charged email he received to seven friends, including his brother, on Feb. 20 from his office computer.
The email eventually was forwarded to the Great Falls Tribune, which published it Wednesday. The Tribune said the email text read as follows:
"Normally I don't send or forward a lot of these, but even by my standards, it was a bit touching. I want all of my friends to feel what I felt when I read this. Hope it touches your heart like it did mine.
"A little boy said to his mother, 'Mommy, how come I'm black and you're white?' His mother replied, 'Don't even go there Barack! From what I can remember about that party, you're lucky you don't bark!'"
Cebull took responsibility, calling it "a hard lesson to learn. I apologize."
The judge said he is not a racist although he acknowledged people will think that because of the email.
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It still works out as racist, if you emphasize her drunken stupor. The upshot being, that a white woman would have to be drunk to the point of passing out, to let a black man, or a dog, etc., have sex with her. The equating of miscegenation with bestiality persists.
The use of the word “luck” in fact emphasizes the randomness that resulted from her (in the joke) being blotto. And, of course, some outcomes of a drunken/drugged binge can be worse than others.
I see the left lives rent free in your head. Be sure to stay on the “racism” patrol.
Wrong, again. It doesn’t imply any such thing. It simply says put herself into a condition in which she could have done anything sexually. It says nothing about her preferences or interests.
I think you are arguing against your own case, but I'll leave it at that.
Again, the point of the joke was that there is no “why” to his being black. The point was that she was such a drugged/drunk skank that anybody or anything could have been the father. The punch line of the joke could have as easily have been “just be glad that you aren’t a broom-handle”. Please note also that I am not saying the the characterization of the mother in the joke is accurate.
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