Immediately after his team’s nail-biting Super Bowl victory against the San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco dropped a big ol’ celebratory f-bomb while hugging his teammates amidst a sea of confetti. “F****’ awesome!” Flacco shouted within earshot of the CBS boom mic, as he embraced teammate Marshal Yanda. Why is this news? Because evidently the two-second delay wasn’t working on CBS? Or they let it slide because, well… dude just won the Super Bowl. Congrats to Baltimore fans. Watch below, via CBS (the f-bomb in question gets dropped at around the 1:05 mark):
Comments: If our culture isn´t dead its well on its way. What else would you expect then our own pathetic Vice President paves the way for such crass, vulgar behavior. This is the entire article.
It´s the way men (and some women) talk in many environments...the problem is cameras and mikes in everyone´s face--whether its football, golf or the battle field--and then the expectation that the environment meets with someone´s definition of political correctness...
1. Well, it was about 95% empty, pointless "spectacle" and a few percent football. Too bad.
2. W-a-a-y-y-y too much "Lookit me!" thug preening going on, not just in this game, but all across the NFL. But -- the NBA is even worse [don´t watch, but get exposed to occasional clips looking fruitlessly for something on Sportscenter, etc.]. Uhhh, guys? If you´re down 21 points, and you manage to make a catch or a tackle or a sack, pretend to be an adult with some perspective. Because guess what? There have been 50,000 other catches in the NFL. 5,000 sacks. Oh, and you´re still down 21, you moron. And the scoreboard number matters more than the name on the back of your jersey. ´K? And as a college coach once said, "Act like you´ve been there before."
[Wish Coach Lombardi had been cloned, and the clones turned loose on these less-than-no-class jerks.]
3. Tip for play-by-play guys and "color" guys especially: there´s something much worse than dead air, and it´s deadening air. Yes, Phil, Yes, Troy, he went off right tackle to the 32 yard line. We all just saw it on our 46-inch Hi-Def TVs, and your partner just told us what we saw as we saw it. Shut up! And go learn some basic English.
OP: The US is not one culture. Of course, the Tasteless Media vomit The Tasteless Subculture all over the rest of us, just as they do the PC Leftist Narrative, rather than honest information, which, admittedly, is more work than ripping-and-reading the DNC/Jarrett/Soros talking points.
Hey, I worked in an office culture where that word was part of almost EVERY sentence spoken by some supervisors. Who is kidding who here ? ´F´ and the "D" word ( DARN ) are now interchangeable and the first is used 100 times more than the second in everyday life.
It might be commomplace in every day life but that doesn´t mean that everyone likes to hear it. It wasn´t too many years ago that manners existed. Today though, if men and women alike aren´t down to that level, they are the odd ones. I was raised in a housefull of boys and never once did I hear that kind of language. Our mother would have washed their mouth out with lye soap. My dad did swear sometimes but never the way they talk today.
The error of thinking something that´s commonplace or acceptable in one circumstance makes it acceptable in all places is exposed when suggesting that a useful material like... "fertilizer" be spread on our Thanksgiving tables.
I don´t use that kind of language and I don´t want it in my home. However, I presume the young man in question cleans up his language in polite society, and I will not pretend I´m shocked to hear the word in venues where it has become acceptable.
I heard it, but it was barely audible and was Flacco talking to his teammate. It would have been nice if he hadn´t used the word; it would have been nice if the word had been bleeped, but to me it would have been nicer if the youngsters in the audience hadn´t seen the interminable line of dancing dominating mock-prostitutes.
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