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Outrage as two white high
school coaches wear blackface
as part of Jamaican bobsled
team Halloween costume

Daily Mail (UK), by Snejana Farberov

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 10/30/2013 2:11:34 PM

A pair of high school football coaches from California have joined a procession of Halloween revellers who marred the holiday this year by donning questionable costumes. Brian Bastenys, head football coach at Junipero Serra High School in San Diego, and assistance coach Harold Seeley landed in hot water after being photographed in blackface to look like members of the Jamaican bobsled team. Both men are white. The photo of the disguised duo paying homage to the 1993 film Cool Runnings about the real-life athletes who competed in the 1988 Winter Olympics sparked an outrage on social media sites.The image was posted on

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More feigned indignation from the PC crowd.
Story also covers college kids who dressed up as Geo. Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MattMusson, 10/30/2013 2:16:13 PM     (No. 9589894)

Too stupid to coach. What did they think would happen?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bevan, 10/30/2013 2:19:18 PM     (No. 9589902)

#1, your attitude is why PC has taken hold

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fishbone, 10/30/2013 2:22:05 PM     (No. 9589907)

It could have been worse. They could have come as "white" Jamaicans.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: faith_and_reason, 10/30/2013 2:31:09 PM     (No. 9589921)

The left is offended, outraged when anyone is "insensitive" enough to pretend they are something they are not. "How dare you!? You have no idea what you and your kind have put us through for centuries! And you never will!"

But let a man dress as a woman (or get surgery to dress his body as a woman´s), and they will be enraged at those who criticize!!!

Can you say "hypocrisy?"


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Reply 5 - Posted by: MONEY MAN, 10/30/2013 2:43:49 PM     (No. 9589940)

My advice to anyone offended ; Get a Life and Get a Job.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tip35c, 10/30/2013 3:24:16 PM     (No. 9590005)

It sounds as if "Outrage is the first refuge of The Ignorant" might be the right phrase.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bgarrett, 10/30/2013 3:33:58 PM     (No. 9590012)

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery so why is blackface ´bad´?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: NYBruin, 10/30/2013 3:43:26 PM     (No. 9590028)

Suppose I blacken my face this Halloween to go as MLK or Obama? Is that racist? If so, why?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 10/30/2013 4:18:24 PM     (No. 9590100)

send them a copy of Bing Crosby´s Holiday Inn for Christmas..

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Reply 10 - Posted by: lana720, 10/30/2013 4:56:21 PM     (No. 9590181)

We used to save corks to blacken our faces into a five o´clock shadow, so we could dress like buns on Hallowe´en.
Was that wrong? Am I warped (rhetorical!)? Are those who gave us candy accessories to racism? Sheesh!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: jdf, 10/30/2013 5:14:48 PM     (No. 9590227)

So Johnny Depp can put make-up on and be an "aboriginal" for tens of millions of dollars but it isn´t okay for some high school football coaches to dress up as the Jamaican bobsled team...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: amylu, 10/30/2013 5:53:45 PM     (No. 9590282)

I´m offended and outraged that Obeyme puts on a suit and tie, walks into the Oval Office and impersonates a U. S. president every day.

So where do I file my complaint?

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