- Barstool Sports has a new podcast episode that spells out the n-word.
- Dave Portnoy and his ilk are begging to be canceled.
- If cancel culture cant get rid of these guys for good, whats the point?
Just when you assume Barstool Sports couldnt go any lower, they prove you wrong. The latest episode of one of its podcasts 2Biggs spells out the n-word in its title.
The oft-derided cancel culture needs to do the right thing and cancel these guys once and for all. Otherwise, how can anyone argue that it even exists at all?
Barstool Sports Is Racist Trash Masquerading as Comedy
Its unfortunate that there was a time when a man like Barstool founder Dave Portnoy could be viewed as a renegade hero.
The worst hed be dubbed is politically incorrect. Much like Bill Maher and Tucker Max themselves the de facto disciples of Beavis and Butt-Head hed be seen as a champion of the everyman.
That everyman, of course, is always in the stereotypical racist redneck vein. The performative antithesis of the coastal liberal elite whos refined, educated, and has traveled the world.
That shtick doesnt hold up in the year 2020.
Barstool Sports is releasing this trash at a time when Black men and women are being murdered in staggering numbers by the police, LGBTQIA+ people are being marginalized daily, and Donald Trump, in all his toxic masculinity, is president.
Is this really necessary?
Can Cancel Culture Do The Right Thing, For Once?
In recent days, Dave Portnoy has made clear that he will not apologize for his past use of racist language.
This latest stunt has upped the ante and taken Barstools problematic inclinations way too far.
The Barstool Sports podcast episode in question does not even use the colloquial -a ending of the slur, as is often found in rap songs. (This is a racists favorite defense If they can say it, why cant I? Ugh.) Rather, it spells out the full slur with the -er ending.
Theres no better way to describe Barstool Sports than embarrassing. | Source: Twitter
How is it that in 2020, we still have to explain to people like Dave Portnoy why the n-word is inappropriate?
Ill allow Brando Simeo Starkey to drop his wisdom about the word, instead:
White folk indoctrinated them into accepting their supposed inferiority. These narratives illustrate the success of this campaign of mental terrorism, and no word conveyed the depth of this internalized oppression more than [expletive]. Now, whenever I hear the epithet, a visual and emotional representation of the heinous process by which a people my people were induced to think they were less than trespasses into my thoughts. After years of habitual use of [expletive], I banished it from my speech to honor the humanity that many never saw in themselves.
Barstool Sports has some nerve denying the personhood of a whole race of people. What does it say about the state of humanity if Dave Portnoy is part of the superior race?
If cancel culture cant cancel him, its even more toothless than we thought.
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