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Racism Watch: Politician Slams Entitlement Culture



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There’s no doubt about it: This is a 10 on the Chris Matthews racism-ometer. All the Matthews code words are here, including “Detroit,” “public workers,” and “entitlements.”

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) Managing expectations is his day-to-day position against people who believe the mayor can solve all of Detroit’s problems is the hardest thing he deals with every day.

That’s according to an interview Detroit Mayor Dave Bing did with CNN where he talked about the community’s deep problems and how he plans to solve them.

“We are in an environment, I think, of entitlement, we’ve got a lot of people who are city workers, who for years and years, 20, 30 years, think they are entitled to a job and all that comes with it,” Bing said.

He added: “Nobody wants to go backwards, but in order for us to move this city forward we’re going to have to take a step or two backwards — and then, I think, all of us have to participate in the pain that’ s upon us right now.”

The rest here.

Note: The Chris Matthews racism-ometer is color-blind and does not take into consideration the color of Mayor Bing’s skin..



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