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Were Trent Lott's remarks at Strom Thurmond's birthday party morally wrong?

  • It showed bigotry.

    Yes, Trent Lott's remarks at Strom Thurmond's birthday party were morally wrong, because they showed that he supports racism and bigotry. Not that his comments were the least surprising, we all knew that Trent Lott thought as much. But yes, Trent Lott showed his true colors with inappropriate comments at Thurmond's party.

  • Trent Lott was out of line.

    Trent Lott saw the writing on the wall, and was lashing out. Strom Thurmond's birthday party allowed him to gather in front of an influential audience and address what he thought was important. He was already receiving high levels of criticism, and the party was just the final opportunity for him to make any impact. The "hail mary" throw was a failure, and Trent Lott lost his position.

  • And He Apologized

    Trent Lott received tons of criticism regarding his remarks at Strom Thurmond's birthday party. No one was in agreement with those statements and many people spoke out against them. Lott apologized at least twice in public forums and with the media. Yes, the statements were morally wrong and he paid the price for making them.

  • not at all

    no, i think that his remarks were not bad at all, and that he was just trying to have a little fun while he was there. I think that the public is making way to big of a deal out of all of this, and that it needs to be let go.

  • No they were not.

    Trent Lott's remarks at Strom Thurmond's birthday party were not morally wrong. All people have their own definition of what is morally right and wrong. People today are too sensitive about what other people are saying and need to just get over it. His remarks were not morally wrong at all.


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