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Piers Morgan Proposes Jailing White People Who Use the ‘N-Word’

President Obama saying the n-word on Marc Maron‘s radio show set off basically everyone on the news biz, with lots of arguments over 1) the appropriateness of using the n-word, and 2) the appropriateness of the president using the n-word.

Piers Morgan used the opportunity to bring up his piece from last year on why society needs to eradicate the n-word entirely and how black Americans should stop using it to discourage its use.

He expounded on Twitter:

But the real nub of it was Morgan making an argument about curtailing free speech, which set off lots of red flags:

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