I think that the liberals know deep down that the conservative movement is not inherently racist. I think they throw the word around because it gets the desired results.
I have never felt offended by being called a cracker, but I am starting to get tired of being called a racist.
(CDN) Why are the words “cracker” and “honky” not considered a racial epithet, but the word “ni**er” is?
We are all familiar with the word “ni**er.” The Merriam-Webster dictionary says that it is a “usually offensive” term that refers to black people or to “a member of a socially disadvantaged class.” But the same dictionary defines “cracker” as a “chiefly dialect” word meaning a “a bragging liar,” or “boaster.” Nowhere can the phrase “usually offensive” be found. But give Merriam-Webster its due. It defines “honky” as a “usually disparaging” word that refers to white people. Why, if it was disparaging, was George Jefferson (played by Sherman Hemsley) on The Jeffersons allowed to use it frequently? Keep Reading