Clearly it’s a comment I shouldn’t have made because it’s dragged the focus way off where it should have been. It was an offhand throwaway thought that had I realized would generate so much angst I would not have made. It was not my intent to hijack, hence the qualifier at the beginning. I do find it amusing at how righteously indignant some folks like to be at this particular off topic comment as if it is either the first threadjack or discussion of race here. *eyeroll*
I made one comment and anyone who didn’t care for that comment could easily have continued the conversation on the merits of the hire. Instead various parties decided it was more important to take me to task for things that happen here with the regularity of bad Browns decisions.
How very reactionary of them.
Well, that’s expected in Louisiana, and from the crowd in Baton Rouge. I spent half my life in the states of Mississippi and Louisiana. Anyone shocked by the reaction doesn’t know the south; the Deep South.
And again, the only ones who could afford that game are white Americans from that area. The same individuals who more than likely, through their prior elders, were able to obtain wealth during the time period when black Americans were locked out