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Song’s racial commentary offers sweet-sharp views

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 07, 2013

~~<p>If all public leaders are to be censured, booted or otherwise punished for their racial prejudices, the halls of government would be sparsely populated.</p>
<p>Not to dismiss Faye Hanohano&rsquo;s rant against the ancestral origins of the artists whose works were being put up in her state Capitol office last week. She meant what she said and said what she meant, her subsequent apology aside.</p>
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If all public leaders are to be censured, booted or otherwise punished for their racial prejudices, the halls of government would be sparsely populated.

Not to dismiss Faye Hanohano’s rant against the ancestral origins of the artists whose works were being put up in her state Capitol office last week. She meant what she said and said what she meant, her subsequent apology aside. Login for more...



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