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One sentence that proves Piers Morgan shouldn’t be writing columns about the n-word

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On Monday ex-CNN anchor Piers Morgan published a trolly column in the Daily Mail, a publication known for its obsession with Kim Kardashian's psoriasis and its extensive Olsen twin plastic surgery speculation, in which he explains how to get rid of the n-word.

In the column, Morgan bellows out the shopworn idea that black people who don't like being called the n-word by racist white people, should try and stop referring to themselves as "n-gga." Morgan's concept isn't exactly a ground-breaking idea (though one would think that you might want to start with the racists saying the n-word in a malicious fashion than policing black people).

But then Morgan, being Morgan, decides it's time to break out some slavery imagery:

Better, surely, to have it expunged completely. Eradicated, obliterated, tied to a literary post and whipped into such brutal submission that it never rears its vicious head again.

While many people can see the problems of Morgan using slave and lynching imagery in his column (and his trolly intent behind the entire piece), Morgan hasn't expressed any shame in publishing his thoughts :

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