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The Stupid White Man Quiz

by MICKEY Z

The rules are simple. I provide a quote and you guess which Stupid White Man (or wannabe) is responsible.

QUOTE #1: “The destruction was mutual.” (Explaining why the U.S. should not
apologize to Vietnam)

a) Richard Nixon
b) Ronald Reagan
c) Alexander Haig
d) Jimmy Carter

QUOTE #2: “A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today’s military rejects include tomorrow’s hard-core unemployed.”

a) Wesley Clark
b) John F. Kennedy
c) Norman Schwarzkopf
d) Colin Powell

QUOTE #3: “I think it is very beautiful for the poor to accept their lot…I think the world is being much helped by the suffering of the poor people.”

a) Barbara Bush
b) Mother Teresa
c) Oprah Winfrey
d) Bill Gates

QUOTE #4: “Am I prepared to go get them before they get us if we locate them and have sufficient intelligence? You bet I am. I will never allow any other country to veto what we need to do and I will never allow any other institution to veto what we need to do to protect our nation.”

a) George W. Bush
b) Donald Rumsfeld
c) Dick Cheney
d) John F. Kerry

QUOTE #5: “Which is more important in world history: The Taliban or the fall of the Soviet Empire? A few over-excited Islamicists or the liberation of Central Europe and the end of the Cold War?” (Rationalizing the arming of the Islamic extremists in Afghanistan, including Osama bin Laden, who have since been blamed for the attacks on 9/11.)

a) Paul Wolfowitz
b) Zbignew Brzezinski
c) George H.W. Bush
d) Ariel Sharon

QUOTE #6: “There is a physical difference between the white and black races which I believe will ever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality.”

a) Abraham Lincoln
b) Ann Coulter
c) David Duke
d) Rush Limbaugh

QUOTE #7: “Put down those sprouts and pick up a T-bone!”

a) Dr. Atkins
b) Michael Moore
c) Ted Nugent
d) Jeb Bush

QUOTE #8: “Freedom is about authority.”

a) John Ashcroft
b) Tom Ridge
c) Rudy Giuliani
d) Al Gore

QUOTE #9: “Racism isn’t holding blacks back, it’s their own laziness!”

a) Bill O’Reilly
b) Bill Bennett
c) Bill Clinton
d) Bill Cosby

QUOTE #10: “There is nothing wrong with doing something that benefits all humanity, but that is, in a sense, a second-order effect.”

a) Henry Kissinger
b) Jesse Jackson
c) Condoleezza Rice
d) Dan Rather

(Answers: 1-d, 2-b, 3-b, 4-d, 5-b, 6-a, 7-b, 8-c, 9-d, 10-c)

MICKEY Z. is the author of “The Seven Deadly Spins: Exposing the Lies Behind War Propaganda” (Common Courage Press). For more information, please visit http://www.mickeyz.net.

 

Mickey Z. is the author of 12 books, most recently Occupy this Book: Mickey Z. on Activism. Until the laws are changed or the power runs out, he can be found on the Web here. Anyone wishing to support his activist efforts can do so by making a donation here. This piece first appeared at World Trust News.  

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