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Friday, May 10, 2013

A New Person for the Internet to Love!

Posted by on Fri, May 10, 2013 at 1:17 PM

Last week you loved Clarence Ramsey—that is until you heard about this. Now you feel uncomfortable about that.

WELL, HAVE NO FEAR, because here's the NEWEST person for you to love on the internet: Melinda Brown Duncan BAY-BEE, who has a few choice and hilariously filthy (and on point) words to share with the leadership of Detroit. I'd vote for her anytime, and anywhere. (That is until we hear that she did something terrible. What a fickle internet we are!)

 

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sperifera 1
Cue the racism from the Unregistered in 3, 2, 1...
Posted by sperifera on May 10, 2013 at 1:23 PM · Report this
inGage 2
The real hero couldn't speak english.. so the media didn't pay attention to him. http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2…
Posted by inGage on May 10, 2013 at 1:25 PM · Report this
Gern Blanston 3
Um, but Clarence Ramsey was still this week.
Posted by Gern Blanston on May 10, 2013 at 1:25 PM · Report this
Joe Szilagyi 4
Wow.
Posted by Joe Szilagyi http://www.zombo.com on May 10, 2013 at 1:33 PM · Report this
5
Nobody's only one thing. Can't we like good things people do while still not liking the bad things they do?
Posted by pox on May 10, 2013 at 1:35 PM · Report this
6
His name is Charles Ramsey.
Posted by One Breath on May 10, 2013 at 1:35 PM · Report this
7
No good deed goes unpunished. Most of us are truly imperfect, flawed individuals who fuck up a lot, but most of us aren't evil like the creep who abducted and tortured these girls. We just have to hope there is enough decency in each of us that when someone is screaming for help, you go immediately and don't stop to think about whether you want all your past transgressions aired nationally.
Posted by Bugnroolet on May 10, 2013 at 1:41 PM · Report this
eclexia 8
It's cute how the mostly white middle class staff of the stranger adopts urban black people as pets.
Posted by eclexia on May 10, 2013 at 1:41 PM · Report this
Dougsf 9
It's missing the heroism factor. Hatcheting a Jesus-man, chasing off your sister's attacker, saving a young woman from captivity—THEN your eccentricities get to be meme'd. This is just a delightful case of telling it like it is, which you can find anywhere.
Posted by Dougsf on May 10, 2013 at 1:48 PM · Report this
Queen of Sleaze 10
What @7 said.
Posted by Queen of Sleaze on May 10, 2013 at 1:52 PM · Report this
11
I can't wait for next week's episode of Working Class People Say the Craziest Things!
Posted by They're So Crazy on May 10, 2013 at 1:55 PM · Report this
12
It's a shame she doesn't live in a democracy.
Posted by No, Seriously. Check Out Michigan Emergancy Managers on May 10, 2013 at 1:57 PM · Report this
tainte 13
#8, homeless people too. they love to look out on cal anderson park from their perch and romanticize them.
Posted by tainte on May 10, 2013 at 1:57 PM · Report this
Matt from Denver 14
@ 13, why is your profile's activity hidden?
Posted by Matt from Denver on May 10, 2013 at 2:02 PM · Report this
diminished 15
something that has been bugging me for a while but couldnt quite put into words:

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2013…
Posted by diminished on May 10, 2013 at 2:02 PM · Report this
ScienceNerd 16
I love Detroit and my home state, but their politics are f*cked.
Posted by ScienceNerd http://stanichium.tumblr.com/ on May 10, 2013 at 2:13 PM · Report this
wisepunk 17
@8 Middle class, LOL!
Posted by wisepunk on May 10, 2013 at 2:25 PM · Report this
18
Ha ha ha ha. Crazy black people. Is she a wife beater like Ramsey?
Posted by Cuz she had it comin' on May 10, 2013 at 2:28 PM · Report this
wisepunk 19
I'm pretty sure Dan and Tim pay the staff in stale cake and old bongwater.
Posted by wisepunk on May 10, 2013 at 2:31 PM · Report this
seatackled 20
@15

Thanks for that link about the black clown figure.
Posted by seatackled on May 10, 2013 at 2:49 PM · Report this
21
What, no redemption for black men?

Ramsey served his time, paid his debt. While that doesn't necessarily mean he's great husband/mate material today, he did show he's a man who can do the right thing now and again. The fact that he's not a saint doesn't take away from what he did in this instance, or the great television he made with his interviews.
Posted by Brooklyn Reader on May 10, 2013 at 2:56 PM · Report this
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"It's cute how the mostly white middle class staff of the stranger adopts urban black people as pets"

I believe they started with Mudede...
Posted by House Pet on May 10, 2013 at 3:50 PM · Report this
23
I'm pretty sure Melinda Brown Duncan is part of the problem, not the solution.
Posted by Sho' is on May 10, 2013 at 4:38 PM · Report this
24
"What, no redemption for black men?"

After the first, second or third domestic violence charge?
Posted by Maybe you think the bitch had it comin'? on May 10, 2013 at 5:47 PM · Report this
Cascadian Bacon 25
Despite his past transgressions Ramsey was a hero that saved those girls.

Looks like The Srranger cannot stand a black man getting the credit that feel their beloved government deserves.
Posted by Cascadian Bacon on May 10, 2013 at 7:42 PM · Report this
Confluence 26
@8 FTW

The closest they'll ever get to interacting w/actual black people is thru YouTube clips. It makes them feel cool & progressive to send around the links. Coz if you send around a clip like this, with a resounding "You go, girl!" it automatically makes you not racist.
Posted by Confluence on May 10, 2013 at 11:04 PM · Report this
raindrop 27
@19: They're more sophisticated than that. Cheap "oaky" Chardonnay and separating Brie.
Posted by raindrop on May 11, 2013 at 11:27 AM · Report this

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