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'72 Miami Dolphins Star

RIPS Richard Nixon

Tricky Dick Was an N-Word Droppin' Racist

8/20/2013 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Miami Dolphins legend Mercury Morris ain't a fan of the N-word -- as in, Nixon ... Richard Nixon.

The unofficial mouthpiece for the undefeated '72 Super Bowl champs arrived in D.C. this week ... and told TMZ he’s glad his victory trip to the White House is coming 40 years after the fact -- so he doesn't have to deal with a racist President like Tricky Dick.  

FYI -- The Fins never got a chance to meet the POTUS after their undefeated season because the President was dealing with some issues of his own at the time ... issues that rhyme with shmatergate.

But today, members of the team have finally been invited to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to get their long-awaited congratulatory handshake from the Commander In Chief ... and running back Mercury Morris is pumped.

The best part of the encounter -- we asked MM if he would rather meet Obama or Nixon, and he couldn't have been more clear ... telling us, "OH PLEASE MAN. Didn't you see the Nixon tapes? He may have called me a name man."

QUICK HISTORY LESSON -- "The Nixon Tapes” were explosive recordings in which R.N. could be heard referring to black people as ... well, do we really need to spell it out?

Of course, the '72 Fins aren't the only team to finish the regular season undefeated -- the 2007 Pats also accomplished the feat. But you won't see them at the White House anytime soon ... thanks to Eli Manning and one sticky helmet.

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16.

Keith    

You forgot to add that Liberal Democrat POTUS LBJ called blacks the same racist thing. "I'll have these n****** voting Democrat for the next two hundred years.", was his quote when discussing the creation of the welfare state in 1965.

396 days ago
17.

FinFan    

TMZ, There is ONLY 1 undefeated team in the history of the NFL. The 1972 Miami Dolphins. NE Pats don't count at all because they lost the big one. Regular season wins only matter if you win the SB.

396 days ago
18.

CelebrityScum    

Nixon's scandal did not involve the killing of Americans like in Benghazi or the targeting of US citizens for diiferent political views as in the IRS scandal. All of Obama's lies and scandals are far worse than anything Nixon did.

396 days ago
19.

Knight    

It was 41 years ago.... get over it.

396 days ago
20.

Azi    

Just think, Watergate never would have been revealed, if Forrest Gump hadn't been looking out his hotel window.

396 days ago
21.

Saints fan    

Why the hell not meet with '72 Dolphins, 40 years later. It's not like this president has anything better to do. SMDH!!!
Whoever is not sick of all of his vacations, concerts, parties, social gatherings and meet and greets, by now, then you're a moron and you deserve what you get!

396 days ago
22.

Joao    

I'll care when you confront rappers.
MEANWHILE STFU!!!

396 days ago
23.

oBAMa    

Liberal Logic:

Slandering a dead president = acceptable

Disagreeing politically with the current
president = unacceptable

396 days ago
24.

Truth    

I know that when I want a comment on anything, I go to a convicted coke dealer like Mercury Morris.

396 days ago
25.

craig    

Obama is far more rasist than Nixon was and has done more to damage race relations in the US than Sharpton and Jackson put together.

396 days ago
26.

RD    

Didn't Morris do time for cocaine trafficking? I'd rather be with a n-word using guy than a drug trafficker.

396 days ago
27.

Mango Lady    

Well he sure was right about you, wasn't he. I sure think he was. Hi ho Nixon.

396 days ago
28.

Nobrows    

Actually the tapes had him saying Negroes, which was the correct term at the time. Just because black people have changed what they want to be called, does not change historical facts. I can remember when gay only meant happy. You could talk about how gay that dress was, and it only meant that it was bright and cheerful, and was not a slur. Same with the word Negro. Stop playing the victim.

396 days ago
29.

David    

You're a racist azzhole too. Just as many blacks are.

396 days ago
30.

oBAMa    

You forgot to mention THREE of the team members turned down the offer to go to the White House and meet Obammy. Kudos to them for having higher standards.

396 days ago
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