What's the difference between these two statements?

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    I think it is time we have a black man as President.

    I think it is time we have a white man as President.
     
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    Both are racist.
     
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    You really don't understand.
     
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    Both statements are contradictory to a free society where race plays no part in the interaction and operation of the polis.
     
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    Yea, I do. I apply the same standard to everyone - regardless of race, color, creed or gender.

    If one is racist, both are racist. It is you who doesn't 'understand'. No surprise.
     
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    What's the difference? One sentence refers to George Washington, and the other refers to Bill Clinton.
     
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    So if I am reading correctly then all the excitement about BO being the first black president was nothing more then racism?
     
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    Who gives a phiddler's phuck about some foolish strawman concept anyway?
     
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    Are you trying to say that if it is said that a person votes just because a person is black that is not received differently then if a person votes for a person just because they are white? Or is there a difference between voting for a black person then there is voting for the opponet of a black person who is white?
     

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