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'Wypipo' Explained [View all] sheshe2 May 2018 OP
Yes, the power imbalance means it isn't the same as using anti-black racist terms enki23 May 2018 #1
"greater fraction"???? heaven05 May 2018 #219
What is the goal of the purveyors of this tactic and how will it work out? Cary May 2018 #227
It certainly does. And you're right. nt 7962 May 2018 #278
White people shenanigans ProudLib72 May 2018 #2
His rationalization for a race based pejorative is weak. Bok_Tukalo May 2018 #3
Oh, you mean whites? sheshe2 May 2018 #4
Well said. nt Atticus May 2018 #6
You aren't making the case that "wypipo" isn't a pejorative Bok_Tukalo May 2018 #8
Is that truly a "case" that needs to be made? George II May 2018 #12
I do not understand Bok_Tukalo May 2018 #16
I think they are mostly saying what everybody else has told them nolabels May 2018 #53
I highly recommend the book to others. Bok_Tukalo May 2018 #117
I bet heaven05 May 2018 #224
Kudos for "logomachy". n/t sl8 May 2018 #102
It is a great word Bok_Tukalo May 2018 #115
Failed in making the case heaven05 May 2018 #223
+++ sheshe2 May 2018 #272
Exactly. ismnotwasm May 2018 #11
You've done it now, sheshe ProudLib72 May 2018 #26
Sort of ironic for someone with a Hillary Clinton avatar photo to post an article by this person oberliner May 2018 #47
Oops. Tipperary May 2018 #62
I don't get how some people who bash Democrats are OK to post oberliner May 2018 #71
Because people don't take time to research who they're praising RhodeIslandOne May 2018 #72
Bingo. Tipperary May 2018 #74
but this heaven05 May 2018 #228
You mean like people who bashed Al Franken Drahthaardogs May 2018 #175
Yes, exactly oberliner May 2018 #210
Okay some black people heaven05 May 2018 #226
And they can all get bent. n/m RhodeIslandOne May 2018 #265
still grasping heaven05 May 2018 #225
This...all of this!! Docreed2003 May 2018 #85
As a sidenote BumRushDaShow May 2018 #100
Honestly... Docreed2003 May 2018 #106
Believe it or not BumRushDaShow May 2018 #110
++++ nt heaven05 May 2018 #229
++ nt heaven05 May 2018 #221
We? I was never a slave owner. I never lynched anyone, I never raped anyone, I never beat anyone. wasupaloopa May 2018 #253
You didn't fight in the Revolution or know any presidents, but probably celebrate the 4th of July EffieBlack May 2018 #262
This! sheshe2 May 2018 #273
Agree. "Power imbalance" doesn't make it different. Beartracks May 2018 #5
See post 4 sheshe2 May 2018 #7
I did. Beartracks May 2018 #10
I agree. phylny May 2018 #63
Oh Goombas is fine here on DU Drahthaardogs May 2018 #177
"hostile and accusatory" heaven05 May 2018 #220
This is bigoted wonkwest May 2018 #9
not a slur heaven05 May 2018 #230
Are you white? wonkwest May 2018 #281
some white people heaven05 Jun 2018 #282
Just stop wonkwest Jun 2018 #283
no, I won't heaven05 Jun 2018 #284
Yet you'll complain wonkwest Jun 2018 #285
Thank you. Duppers May 2018 #280
The white tears in this thread. WhiskeyGrinder May 2018 #13
No tears just shaking head at the blatant hypocrisy Devil Child May 2018 #15
It's hypocritical for an oppressed population to coin humorous terms to describe their oppressors? WhiskeyGrinder May 2018 #21
Non POC privilege rears it's ugly head. Eliot Rosewater May 2018 #152
I'm Latino and yes, it is. John Fante May 2018 #179
Why? WhiskeyGrinder May 2018 #183
I do hope you are not calling me a hypocrite, Devil Child. sheshe2 May 2018 #170
Is that not permitted? dumbcat May 2018 #186
This reminds me of the phrase "liberal tears" ... Bok_Tukalo May 2018 #17
It's probably from the use of the word "tears" in each example. WhiskeyGrinder May 2018 #20
Now see, if anyone dares express a negative opinion to this ridiculous and derogatory term, Tipperary May 2018 #73
Lmmfao... Docreed2003 May 2018 #83
Hey, Dorcreed. sheshe2 May 2018 #172
Hey sheshe!!! Docreed2003 May 2018 #203
Kudos to your wife, Docreed. sheshe2 May 2018 #204
Yeah...well Docreed2003 May 2018 #205
Ummmhmmm. sheshe2 May 2018 #274
Racist garbage? Absolutely, DO TELL! Devil Child May 2018 #14
Oh for Gods sake ismnotwasm May 2018 #18
Tell it, ism. sheshe2 May 2018 #174
"Switch white to anything else and there would be almost universal scorn and derision for such a WhiskeyGrinder May 2018 #19
Partially agree Devil Child May 2018 #22
. WhiskeyGrinder May 2018 #23
Here you go Devil Child May 2018 #24
Switch white to anything else and it would make no sense unless we switched EVERYTHING EffieBlack May 2018 #42
Yes! Perfectly said. WhiskeyGrinder May 2018 #111
Damm! you're good. jrthin May 2018 #119
Yes betsuni May 2018 #121
If you switch EVERYTHING you wont have to worry about quibbling over words or speech Eliot Rosewater May 2018 #155
Now come on, Eliot. Be fair. You know all these things happen Hortensis May 2018 #200
+1 gollygee May 2018 #168
This sheshe2 May 2018 #176
I wonder what the Venn diagram is? Nevernose May 2018 #25
Or maybe some people are true to their liberal beliefs wonkwest May 2018 #30
True liberals understand the imbalance of power and control in America EffieBlack May 2018 #43
Shhhhh... white people can't take a joke! Docreed2003 May 2018 #87
I do understand that wonkwest May 2018 #165
Any white person who stops being an ally because Harriot or someone on DU said "Wypipo" EffieBlack May 2018 #166
Your thought is good in theory wonkwest May 2018 #169
It's not any black person's responsibility to tiptoe around making sure not to offend the tender EffieBlack May 2018 #173
no it isn't heaven05 May 2018 #234
It would look like one solid circle kcr May 2018 #108
Blapipo TCJ70 May 2018 #27
How many do you know use the phonetic term "blopipo"? Even one? George II May 2018 #31
Until today I'd never seen "wypipo" anywhere. TCJ70 May 2018 #37
It's NOT heaven05 May 2018 #236
Respelling a phrase (in this case "white people") and attaching all sorts of negatives to it is... TCJ70 May 2018 #249
"Anybody comfortable with this?" WhiskeyGrinder May 2018 #33
What is the purpose of "wypipo"? TCJ70 May 2018 #36
"What is the purpose of 'wypipo'?" WhiskeyGrinder May 2018 #38
What a bunch of bullshit. TCJ70 May 2018 #39
It's used as an adjective/adverb BumRushDaShow May 2018 #112
thou protesteth too much heaven05 May 2018 #237
So you're saying all white people are wypipo? TCJ70 May 2018 #250
wypipo heaven05 May 2018 #252
Perfect EffieBlack May 2018 #44
"As always, if it doesn't apply to you, it doesn't apply to you" - there's the problem muriel_volestrangler May 2018 #66
it's a descriptive word heaven05 May 2018 #239
Whataboutism. n/t phylny May 2018 #270
++ nt heaven05 May 2018 #238
That's partly true. Igel May 2018 #55
all blapipo ARE black people heaven05 May 2018 #235
out of respect, you should say afracamericapipo Bucky May 2018 #241
LOL!!!! heaven05 May 2018 #243
okay Bucky May 2018 #244
oh, thank you heaven05 May 2018 #247
Great Article nini May 2018 #28
Yup. ismnotwasm May 2018 #32
I wonder what this author would say about the man whose photo is your avatar oberliner May 2018 #48
So now you're defending the honor of the Clintons. betsuni May 2018 #56
Always oberliner May 2018 #67
Right! brer cat May 2018 #76
I guess all is forgiven. betsuni May 2018 #81
He can't be trusted on anything because DID YOU SEE WHAT HE SAID ABOUT THE CLINTONS?!?! EffieBlack May 2018 #89
You're OK with him not voting for Hillary in the 2016 general election? muriel_volestrangler May 2018 #91
I don"t agree with him on that but that doesn't mean that nothing he has to say has any meaning EffieBlack May 2018 #94
Okay let's do the election again heaven05 May 2018 #245
How many? None, openly. That was why admin made everyone agree to support her. muriel_volestrangler May 2018 #248
I think it heaven05 May 2018 #251
It is meant as a pejorative; that's what the article in the OP is about muriel_volestrangler May 2018 #259
and heaven05 May 2018 #264
Ding ding ding! sheshe2 May 2018 #184
This message was self-deleted by its author muriel_volestrangler May 2018 #70
I read, enjoyed, and learned from William Safire's Sunday NYT column lapucelle May 2018 #211
I loved Safire's "On Language" column, like you I read it every week in the NYT Sunday Magazine. George II May 2018 #212
I didn't know that George. lapucelle May 2018 #213
Yes, he was the speech writer for both Nixon and Agnew. Even though he was a conservative... George II May 2018 #214
Posts by RW authors generally get alerted on and removed here oberliner May 2018 #216
No right wing author posted here; nor did any poster agree with any right wing political content. lapucelle May 2018 #217
If previous criticism of a Hillary Clinton was a bar to being cited on DU, this would be a very EffieBlack May 2018 #222
K&R Gothmog May 2018 #29
Sorry. I don't give credence to the opinions of anti-Democratic activists Steven Maurer May 2018 #34
But of course RhodeIslandOne May 2018 #40
Also the author of: "Why I Could Never Vote For Hillary Clinton" oberliner May 2018 #49
I object to the implication that loving animals more than people is wrong. Coventina May 2018 #35
Same here. I guess that makes us disgusting racists, huh? Tipperary May 2018 #96
Ironic. given it is the empathetic person who will act to change things, address injustices AND hlthe2b May 2018 #123
Me too Raine May 2018 #202
Ugly, divisive, ignorant, unproductive, racist crap that should have no place in this site. 50 Shades Of Blue May 2018 #41
Well said oberliner May 2018 #51
Clearly, there needs to be a corollary to this discussion that touches on white fragility...Why Whit MrScorpio May 2018 #45
From the author of: "Why I Could Never Vote For Hillary Clinton" oberliner May 2018 #46
Take out a few of his race based complaints.... RhodeIslandOne May 2018 #52
Don't really know who that is oberliner May 2018 #68
Shapiro is a former Brietfart drone RhodeIslandOne May 2018 #75
I know someone.. sheshe2 May 2018 #188
I know some people who wrote in "Bernie Sanders" in the last general election oberliner May 2018 #209
Rec'd and kick'd lunatica May 2018 #50
You should NOT have had to post this, sheshe2. raven mad May 2018 #54
Thank you, raven mad. sheshe2 May 2018 #189
my mom probably would have gone nuts if she knew the places i went for estate sales. pansypoo53219 May 2018 #57
The thing about animals reminds me of what Gordon Gekko says in "Wall Street": betsuni May 2018 #58
Yep. sheshe2 May 2018 #190
... betsuni May 2018 #207
You too! sheshe2 May 2018 #208
Rubbish. GeorgeGist May 2018 #59
Yes, and I just spent some time learning about this person the op quoted. Tipperary May 2018 #65
Did you now. sheshe2 May 2018 #275
Sounds an awful lot like another tired old racist creed. SomethingNew May 2018 #60
This message was self-deleted by its author Duppers May 2018 #279
The power dynamic displayed in the reaction to "wypipo" is interesting. TheSmarterDog May 2018 #61
I'm offended when any group uses a derogatory label towards phylny May 2018 #64
+1 gollygee May 2018 #171
You might want to take the time to read up on this person you quote with such glee. Tipperary May 2018 #69
"Leave Hillary Alone!!!1111!!!" betsuni May 2018 #79
I just find it ironic. I have no doubts that Hillary can take care of herself. Tipperary May 2018 #92
I know all about his writings... sheshe2 May 2018 #191
He's basically what he pretends to hate BannonsLiver May 2018 #246
K&R ck4829 May 2018 #77
Post removed Post removed May 2018 #78
Don't you mean all people are racist to some degree? Hortensis May 2018 #80
Racism is cultural, not biological. betsuni May 2018 #84
Half wrong. But wholly wrong about no genetic Hortensis May 2018 #86
I don't understand what you mean. betsuni May 2018 #88
:) New info. Lots of it. Science may be out of style right now Hortensis May 2018 #101
Nope. betsuni May 2018 #103
True, they are. Hortensis May 2018 #105
in/out group bias is primarily genetic Mosby May 2018 #125
No betsuni May 2018 #126
So your answer to science is a simple "no"? Bradshaw3 May 2018 #135
Anthropology. betsuni May 2018 #136
Deflection. Bradshaw3 May 2018 #150
The emergence of different cultures and languages is the evidence of the instinct to be suspicious muriel_volestrangler May 2018 #95
No, humans don't have instincts. betsuni May 2018 #97
... muriel_volestrangler May 2018 #98
Anthropology. betsuni May 2018 #99
If humans had no instincts, then babies couldn't suckle, there would be no such thing as Coventina May 2018 #122
No. betsuni May 2018 #127
No Coventina May 2018 #130
No. betsuni May 2018 #132
No. Coventina May 2018 #133
That's not science betsuni May 2018 #134
Yes, it absolutely is. Why do people raise their babies? Why do we fear things? Coventina May 2018 #137
Evolution. betsuni May 2018 #140
Evolution builds on what is already there. It doesn't erase the past. Coventina May 2018 #142
No, babies are abandoned, people are disinterested in sex, and computers were invented by betsuni May 2018 #144
I do read, that's why I know the difference between anomalies and normative behavior. Coventina May 2018 #145
Well, at least you can read! betsuni May 2018 #146
Yes, and as a reader, please give me the source of a reputable anthropologist Coventina May 2018 #148
Anthropology is not "the denial of any instincts in humans" muriel_volestrangler May 2018 #138
Yes, and more positively, we're drawn TO our "own," Hortensis May 2018 #118
By the way, I live in Japan and betsuni May 2018 #114
Thanks for introducing this derogatory term, so we can emphasize our differences and fuel up racism! Chemisse May 2018 #82
You're totally missing the point. EffieBlack May 2018 #93
The "you don't know what's in her/his heart" is my favorite. betsuni May 2018 #104
I see your point. Chemisse May 2018 #147
This doesn't "fuel up racism" EffieBlack May 2018 #157
Thank you. cwydro May 2018 #193
White people... Docreed2003 May 2018 #90
Not sure I've seen The Weight-Shifting Dance on that scale before . . . hatrack May 2018 #129
It is captivating! Docreed2003 May 2018 #131
Discomfort vs Danger OneGrassRoot May 2018 #107
Thank you! EffieBlack May 2018 #159
Bingo! Boomer May 2018 #254
Thanks for this caraher May 2018 #109
Wypipo is self-explanatory, really. MineralMan May 2018 #113
If it "carries no particular meaning", why does it need a article that explains its meaning? muriel_volestrangler May 2018 #143
In the author's case BumRushDaShow May 2018 #158
This whole list is so all over the place and disjointed B2G May 2018 #116
Don't ever ask wypipo to bring the potato salad EffieBlack May 2018 #160
It's a Russian Salad Bok_Tukalo May 2018 #178
So to summarize what a Wypipo is, they are B2G May 2018 #120
You are trying to lump all of these things into a single person BumRushDaShow May 2018 #164
This is fucking STUPID. No offense to the OP. Kirk Lover May 2018 #124
I think from those participating, most agree it is a race based pejorative. Bok_Tukalo May 2018 #128
Hey, some of us like most animals better than most people spooky3 May 2018 #139
Back when we used to have threads on feminists topics ismnotwasm May 2018 #141
This is just a different flavor of racial stereotyping. procon May 2018 #149
So. ismnotwasm May 2018 #151
Just stop. procon May 2018 #162
Stop what? ismnotwasm May 2018 #163
Very stupid term. IluvPitties May 2018 #153
Thanks for that article. Skidmore May 2018 #154
Well, I have to say I totally disagree on one thing. lark May 2018 #156
Trump and the KKK aren't really Wypipo. EffieBlack May 2018 #161
This term is now being discussed on a number of other threads Gothmog May 2018 #167
"Not all white people are wypipo." Yes, but we really need more things to divide us elocs May 2018 #180
My heart goes out to wypipo. NCTraveler May 2018 #181
As much as I applaud this (My palms ache) GaryCnf May 2018 #182
I can't help but notice that most of the people expressing the most offense about the term "wypipo" EffieBlack May 2018 #185
+1 Afromania May 2018 #187
You are really good at judging people XRubicon May 2018 #192
So far, yeah. Iggo May 2018 #196
Don't quit your day job. XRubicon May 2018 #197
Aw, you're sweet! Iggo May 2018 #198
I noticed that too, Effie. sheshe2 May 2018 #195
Thanks, SheShe - I feel the same about you! EffieBlack May 2018 #199
I second that! betsuni May 2018 #206
Kick and Reced! ehrnst May 2018 #194
WYPIPO DOO Goonch May 2018 #201
Thank you for sharing this pointed article Generic Other May 2018 #215
BAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! NT heaven05 May 2018 #218
Your OP's heaven05 May 2018 #231
... sheshe2 May 2018 #232
Michael Harriot, author of: "Why I Could Never Vote For Hillary Clinton" oberliner May 2018 #240
Liked or not heaven05 May 2018 #242
Though my name and post count do not show it, I have been here since 2001. This wypipo thing is the wasupaloopa May 2018 #258
Dear God, thank you. Used to be we worked against being divisive. That we worked for a common phylny May 2018 #271
Don't know how to look at this get the red out May 2018 #233
Don't lose perspective Boomer May 2018 #257
Totally agree. Caliman73 May 2018 #261
I think you are spot on! BumRushDaShow May 2018 #266
Shock indeed. Caliman73 May 2018 #268
Exactly right. BumRushDaShow May 2018 #269
"Not all blacks are n......, hell there's white n......." Abu Pepe May 2018 #255
Why are so many so upset on here? Maybe 'cause it touches a nerve? HopeAgain May 2018 #256
This is how we lose elections. grossproffit May 2018 #260
No, actually, it's not. EffieBlack May 2018 #267
Wypipo put raisins in the potato salad xmas74 May 2018 #263
I think it is how twitler pronounces the words white people. kimbutgar May 2018 #276
Another offensive thread that uses a slang term to describe people. Doodley May 2018 #277
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