A recent post on Salon.com, the online magazine, poses the question: “Why is there so much racism in the broadcast booth?”
The article reports:
NFL-star-turned-NFL-analyst Michael Irvin postulated that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who is white, owes his athletic ability to the miscegenation of a distant relative with one of her slave hands. Or, as Irvin eloquently put it: “[Romo’s] great, great, great, great Grandma pulled one of them studs up outta the barn.”
Irvin has since apologized and, despite a long rap sheet of embarrassing episodes, seems destined to stay on the air.
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