"Cyniquian" Level Poster
Post Number: 2035
|Posted on Thursday, April 12, 2007 - 02:39 pm: |
I think these women deserve a personal apology from Imus. That should be his last act of contrition. He certainly doesn't have to apologize to Al and Jesse for giving them a platform to do what they exist to do.
I agree. I have to be honest about this, like the Anna Nicole Smith demise, I’m growing very weary and bored with this Imus debacle. It’s time to move on. Was he wrong to say what he did? Yes? Was it an unnecessary ignorant racist remark? Yes. Should he apologize? Yes. End of subject.
Don Imus is a cracker shock jock who insults and derides everyone –not just black female basketball players. The man has a long history of saying racist comments and jokes. But as I said, he not only insults blacks, but everyone else. There are no sacred cows with this guy. That’s what he does. Again, there is nothing new or unusual about these comments from Imus. I know some blacks do not like to recognize this, but the language he used (like Michael Richardson, “n” word meltdown) is the same language and description Negroes use every single day to describe one another whether in endearment or in the heat of battle.
I seen it three separate times on the Maury Popvich show. During one particular ghetto style baby mama drama theatrics, a young black woman was screaming at the alleged father of her children because; “……. he got big lips and nappy hair just like his daddy! He know dat baby be his!” I’ve seen the same language used on that show another two separate times (one time a young Negro male proclaimed the child’s hair was too nappy to be his!). The audience just giggled and laughed in amusement. Done deal.
So there is nothing shocking about the language (I heard two hip-hop fashioned male Negroes use identical language –substitute the “b” word for the word “hoe”, to describe black women, when I was in Ohio on two separate occasions) and it shouldn’t be such a shock coming from someone who makes a living insulting everyone and saying outrageous derisive comments. And I do agree I really can’t get excited about Al and Jesse milking this silly incident for their own self promotion and attention. These two platinum card ambulance chasers never cease to amaze me.