Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Spain's Basketball Players Exhibit Their "Slant" on the Olympics
John W. Lillpop
Ever wonder why La Raza and other Hispanic organizations seem so racist and intolerant of other people?
Perhaps the answer can be found in their Spanish (European) kinfolk? Not only do European Spaniards speak Spanish of the type that La Raza folks speak, but these dudes also engage in acts that would be unthinkable stateside.
For example, Spain’s Olympic basketball teams have risked upsetting millions of Chinese by posing for a pre-Games advertisement by making slit-eyed gestures. *
That sort of ad would not be published in any American newspaper or allowed on television.
But it Spain, every single player appears pulling back the skin on either side of their eyes, and it is considered a "wink."
Isn't it time for America to re-examine our mindless obsession with political correctness and limit use of the word "racist" to legitimate situations where real harm has been inflicted?
Posted by John W Lillpop at 4:20 PM