Donald Sterling Is Not Alone Being A Racist - It’s Just that He Was Stupid Enough To Be Caught Being A Racist On Tape...
Donald Sterling Is Not Alone Being A Racist – It’s Just that He Was Stupid Enough To Be Caught Being A Racist On Tape....
I have been patient and deliberate in my waiting to opine on the Donald Sterling racist saga because I wanted to see how the reportage would go… and for me, it was typical. The usual race hustlers took their respective places on the morning and evening shows - you know, the Al Sharpton and the Jesse Jackson and the rest who make up the minor ‘blame whitey’ posse, who usually travel with their Gas trucks to find ways to put out the legitimate or otherwise racist fires with copious amount of gasoline, while pretending to care about who is or was in the racist (s) crosshairs. In addition, the White Liberal chat-fests parroted the apt quotes from Dr. Martin-Luther-King, while, if one were paying close attention and not falling for the rhetorical bait and switch, one would have noticed the dearth of minorities in these so called Liberal newsrooms.
Lest I further prolong my parallel tangent on the subject of racism… let us discuss Donald Sterling, the owner of the San Diego Clippers basketball team, whose taped racist conversation set off the current fire-storm debate. I dare say that as vile as those words coming from Donald Sterling were… there are those proud Liberals, who, incidentally, would tell you with Cicero-like conviction that they voted for President Obama, yet, they feel the same way as the octogenarian Sterling does in years and race relations. Of course, no Liberal, including those in Hollywood, is stupid enough to get caught on tape like Mr. Sterling - but their actions in their business endeavors mirror how Sterling feels about Minorities, especially Blacks.
If one were to listen to one of the tapes of Sterling’s racist rants, one would hear that he was mad because his concubine took Instagrams with Blacks, including famed basketball star Magic Johnson… and this made Mr. Sterling mad because, apparently, his friends saw the Instagrams, and would tease him about them. Now, why would his friends tease Mr. Sterling about his girlfriend being in photos with Blacks, if those same friends were not racists too? The truth is that many Liberals have the same sentiments as Mr. Sterling concerning the Black race... it is why that even though the great actress Merrill Streep may now have wrinkles and crow’s feet in abundance that she would probably refuse to do a love scene with Will Smith, who is ‘high yellow,’ and twenty years her junior.
We are going to crucify Mr. Sterling in perpetuity for his remarks – but make no mistake that many who are vocally doing so and who are ‘progressive’ in their politics feel the same way. It is why during the coming new fall season for television or the casting for pending movies, you will see the conspicuous lack of Blacks in major roles - you may say that the Liberal powers in Hollywood are only catering to the majority… and right you are! Every day, many who are Liberals, indeed, do not utter the ‘N’ word to describe Blacks, but those of us who are Blacks and who have the Work Ethic and pound the pavement seeking gainful employment, even when times are good economically, are refused jobs by many of those same Liberals. There will be no tapes with the nasty name calling of Blacks… but every day decisions are made not to hire and I dare say that those decisions are much more life impacting than what Mr. Sterling uttered.
Racism does not make any logical sense, especially in light of the fact that the slave masters would sneak into the shacks and have sexual relations with those they consider animals… case in point, slavery has ended, and Mr. Sterling's lady friend is part Black, yet it did not matter to him or the fact that those who were contributing economically to Mr. Sterling's coffers were Black… in that same hypocritical vein, I can bet you that all the late night comedians made fun of Mr. Sterling, but you noticed that when Jay Leno and David Letterman announced their respective retirements… not one Black was in the mix to replace either of them. By the way, why is that in certain sports - football and basketball - where Blacks make up a huge part of the majority of players, yet the commissioners are White or Jewish? Once again, the great author and futurist George Orwell was right when he opined in his Opus, 1984 that Freedom is slavery!