Accusations of "intruding politics" and "racism" on the board

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
Wed Dec 18 09:35:43 EST 2002

Just so you know, Tom, I see nothing racist in reciting a statistical fact,
regardless of its social implications.  Makes me think that anyone who does
is just looking for any reason to accuse someone else of something they
probably wonder about in themselves.  Why else would they jump to such a

As for making "politicizing" comments,  there's far less thoughtful
conversation on almost any unmoderated e-mail list.  At least you didn't
call anyone a name like some of the audifans "contributors" continue to do
during exchanges of opinion.

And as far as waste of bandwidth, what the heck about the Tor$en flamewars
we keep seeing despite establishment of a place to stick that stuff?

At 08:17 AM 12/18/2002 -0500, TWFAUST at wrote:
>I have received a number of off-board comments on the following exchange.
>These accuse me of racist tendencies and of intruding politics into an auto
>board. I am surprised at this response from what I had thought was a
>thoughtful group.

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