Racist, Hilarious or Both?

Discussion in 'Race Relations/Racism' started by manifold, Aug 14, 2008.

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    Spanish Olympic basketball team in 'racist' photo row - CNN.com

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    nuthin?
     
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    I don't see how all references to physical, racial differences is racist. Are we just supposed to pretend we all look the same?
     
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    I think we are if we're to be politically correct I'm afraid.

    btw: I say both. But I also don't think all acknowledgements of racial differences (technically racism) are bad.
     
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    Not funny.

    Racist?

    Yeah, in a really lame way, I suppose.

    It's so stupid, if I were the Chinese people, I'd be embarrassed for the nitwits who decided this passed for humor, more than angry with them.

    Sometimes you just have to give really dumb people a pass.
     
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    It was funny.
     
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    I agree. Schoolboy humor. I laughed.
     
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    Actually, because of the red uniforms, poor image quality, and the oddly filthy state of my monitor I at first thought they were the Chinese basketball team gesturing gang signs to make fun of the American team.
     
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    I think they are trying to close there eyes on that butt whoopin' they knew they had coming at the hands of the U.S. team! :eusa_clap:
     
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