Comments:Eleven year-old driver kills family in collision

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Again...thinning of the gene pool. Useless Mexicans that I wont have to feed anymore. Wish this would happen more often.—The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talkcontribs)

Oi! Isnt that a LITTLE inflamatory? (talk) 15:33, 15 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]

Any family that is stupid enough to let an eleven-year-old drive a car deserves to be removed from the gene pool in the name of natural selection. What could possibly have induced a (seemingly sober) family to allow a child, who had never driven a car before in his life, to drive them home? Yes, these people are useless (at least at anything requiring a jot of common sense); yes, these people are Mexican (they come from Mexico); and, yes, they no longer need to be fed (by virtue of being dead). Therefore, nothing the OP said was untrue. A comment is not inflammatory if it is based on the truth (well, it can be, but not in a way that should cause its poster to be chastised). Dendodge T\C 16:32, 15 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]
It was, however, highly racist, and has therefore been removed. (talk) 18:56, 16 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]
As uncomfortable as it makes me, I replaced it. Yes, it's racist, but for now we usually don't remove racism unless it's something like shouting 'nigger' for the hell of it (which is more trolling than anything). Remember, we once interviewed a neo-Nazi; as wrong and stupid as they may be, it would have been very wrong not to allow the skinheads to try and mount a defence. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 19:09, 16 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]

The fact that they were Mexican is totally irrelevant. Might as well have said "useless Californians"; the fact that it's both racist and inflammatory is obvious, much as you would like to dodge around that. However, the fact that they let an 11 year old drive them around and did not think to put on their seatbelts (!!) while doing so does make them pretty stupid. "Useless" seems to imply that everyone should be useful to you; in that respect, I'm pretty useless to the anon as well. I guess since he/she was obviously feeding them on a regular basis (odd, since most people I know don't feed Mexicans very often...), he/she must be very concerned with their utility. (talk) 23:06, 16 January 2010 (UTC)[reply]