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Community can’t have it both ways

Lately there has been a lot of flak regarding the use of certain words or phrases that are offensive to certain groups, sometimes used in the names of sports teams. Fine.

Also what has been called offensive is the use of the “N” word, and members of the community have asked that the use be stopped. Also fine.

But I find it hypocritical when some minority comedians use the word in their acts, almost every other word, and nothing is said of that use. As with a lot of other cases, there is a double standard as to what is or what is not allowed. I doubt if we can ever get a solution.

John B. Guzzi

Cheektowaga