Bigotry and hate speech on the python mailing list

Wildman best_lay at
Tue Apr 18 09:58:49 EDT 2017

On Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:54:17 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:

> Wildman via Python-list <python-list at> writes:
>> "The seriousness of the charge mandates that we investigate
>> this. Even though there is no evidence, the seriousness of
>> the charge is what matters."
>>   --Tom Foley (D) Speaker of the House
> That sounds right to me, provided one reads “there is no evidence” as a
> statement about what evidence is present before anyone goes looking for
> it (“there is no evidence we are yet aware of”).
> In other words: before any evidence exists and before the investigation
> is made, it's a mistake to reach any conclusion about the truth of the
> charge.

Spoken like a true progressive.

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