Several public figures have used the term "racist" when characterizing Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. Whatever your view on Judge Sotomayor, labeling someone a racist changes the conversation.
Tell us: Have you called someone a racist? Or has someone called you racist?
Rick Moran, blogger and editor at American Thinker, Pajamas Media and Rightwing Nuthouse
Dawn Turner Trice, Exploring Race columnist for the Chicago Tribune