Tuesday, August 19, 2008


I know this is a bit of old news now but better late than never I guess...

Spain's men's basketball team really don't see what's wrong with this picture. A picture advertisers took of the team to promote their upcoming bid in the Beijing Olympics. The ad that ran in the Spanish market has brought a lot of controversy to the team. And the team doesn't know what the big deal is, most still see nothing wrong with the picture. I'm sure they don't think calling a black man the N-word is a big thing either.

And granted our country [USA] has become a bit super sensitive [PC] to every little thing, but still this is just blatant stupidity by the advertisers and the team. Los Angeles Lakers player Pau Gasol [who is on the Team Spain, representing his coutnry] gave a sort of apology after the picture built an uproar. But that's mainly because his agent probably told him to and he never apologized for the racial slight, he said he was sorry if anyone was offended by the racial slight.

Can you imagine if the games where in like Africa, they probably would have been holding spears or something. Or if it where in Germany they would have probably been doing the Hitler salute or something.

Aw just so much controversy these Olympic games bring...

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