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Video: Michael Steele Uses Native American Slur in Hannity Interview

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In an interview with Sean Hannity, GOP chairman Michael Steele said that the Republican Party platform is "one of the best political documents that's been written in the past 25 years -- Honest Injun on that."

The term "Injun," an intentional mispronunciation of the word "Indian," is widely seen as a derogatory way to refer to Native Americans. In 2006, Democratic congressional candidate Steve Kagen apologized for using the term during a public appearance.

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