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On August 3, Sarah McBride, the National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign and the first openly transgender speaker at a national party convention (she spoke at this year's DNC), took to Twitter and excoriated Clint Eastwood for his ignorant statements in an Esquire interview. The actor had said:

Everybody's walking on eggshells. We see people accusing people of being racist and all kinds of stuff. When I grew up, those things weren't called racist."

As was pointed out yesterday, Eastwood was born in 1930, and THINGS WERE A LITTLE DIFFERENT THEN. Those time maybe should not be used as a signpost for what is and is not considered racist nowadays. McBride sent out a series of tweets highlighting a few of those things.

Sources: h/t ATTN