Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Katie Couric - "There’s the White Guy"

Katie Couric said "There’s the White Guy", referring to Biden last night before Obama's First State of the Union Speech (Berman Post: Obama's First State of the Union Speech). She said it in what was likely meant as a sort of humerus tone while describing the diversity at play (Black President, Female Speaker...). Still, "The White guy" seems a bit racially insensitive. They keep telling us the proper barometer is to replace the subject and see how it sounds. Well, how do you think people would react if someone said "There's the Black Guy"? Not very well most would imagine. Since Couric said "White Guy" instead of "Black Guy" the calls for condemnation will likely by mute.

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