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I am starting to think that anonymous racists choose to be anonymous while doing their dirty work because they are embarrassed by their lack of white supremacist creativity.

For example: Apparently an uninspired fanatic in Connecticut was hang random knots around an Amazon construction site – one thing I previously described as “the equivalent of a hate crime of rearranging someone’s desk with their back to them.” I mean, come on, guys. Blacks are regularly killed and / or brutalized by the police, and you think these Klan-on-a-budget activities are going to cause us real distress? Sure, many of us will be offended and complain to a manager, but at the end of the day it’s all white nonsense pulled by people whose idea of ​​a good prank hasn’t evolved since they are children and are like “Does your refrigerator work?” »Crank calls by phone.

So Walmart was recently criticized when people started receiving emails from the retail chain’s official website that read, “Welcome to Walmart, nigga.”

CNN reports that on Monday, the company apologized to people who received the email, claiming that someone outside the company created a fake account and sent the site’s racist message, which caused an email generated automatically by Walmart and sent to customers.

“We are so sorry that you received an offensive and unacceptable email,” Janey Whiteside, Walmart’s customer manager, said in the apology email. “We are working on updating the account registration process to ensure that something like this does not happen again.

“Again, we know the email sent was appalling and we strongly believe these words should never be used,” she continued. “We are studying all the means available to hold those responsible to account. “

Vikram Thakur, chief technical officer of security software company Symantec, told CNN that whoever was responsible for the racist message “likely acquired email addresses from an easily and freely available” dump “from ‘a historic third party compromise. “

So basically we have a racist who has a little tech savvy but doesn’t have the ingenuity to come up with something smarter than “Welcome to Walmart, niggas.”

Either racists run out of new ways to be offensive, or they’ve always been so stupid.

Or both. It’s actually both. These people are fools.