‘N-word’ debate on brings View host Hasselbeck to tears

By David Edwards
Friday, July 18, 2008 7:11 EDT
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Co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Elisabeth Hasselbeck got into a heated debate on the ABC show “The View” about using the n-word after Jesse Jackson reportedly uttered it last week about Barack Obama. Should it be used under any circumstances? Dan Abrams is joined by NPR’s John Ridley and MSNBC political analyst Joe Watkins.

This video is from MSNBC’s Verdict, broadcast July 17, 2008.

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David Edwards
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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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