Originally posted by baltien:
Originally posted by titan:I really am not offended with comments or care about Limbaugh or what network he's affiliated with. I am just trying to point out the sensitivy on commenting on certain race or ethnic group. In your eyes Limbaugh is guilty as charged!Racist beyond belief and the entire network that employs him too! Because he stated they want to see a black QB succeed, but in his eyes is average at best. The result....FIRED! First take commentator says Jeremy Lin is overrated. He is given a contract cause he is Asian and marketable. In your views that's a good marketing strategy!
I made my point!
Last response to you because you don't even understand what you're reading let alone able to intelligently discuss it.
There is a giant, Grand Canyon sized difference between saying the media only wants to see McNabb and black coaches succeed because of their color, and acknowledging that someone's race plays a part in how they're marketed.
Case in point:
I'll use LeBron James as an example.
Do you think it's by coincidence that his image is plastered all over shoe stores in urban neighborhoods? Have you noticed that by comparison you don't see as many of his advertisements in more rural areas?
Why? Because kids in said urban areas (many of them black) are more likely to buy his overpriced and often hideous shoes. Nike knows this, and for that reason will advertise his clothing/show line more prominently in those markets.
Same reason why McDonald's commercials in urban neighborhoods feature more black people. And in Hispanic markets the advertising is often done in Spanish.
It's called "targeted advertising" and is hardly a new concept.
Limbaugh's comment was racist because he removed any possibility of there being a valid reason why those that support McNabb do so.
Never mind that he led his team to multiple NFC Championship appearances. Never mind that he was probably the best dual-threat QB in the game at the time. Never mind that statistically he ranked very highly in comparison to his peers.
Nope, people couldn't possibly like him because of any of that.
It had to be because he's black.
You are blind and one sided or just can't comprehend! You are going off on shoes, marketing and black urban kids. You think the entire network is racist cause he works for them. If you were to read and stop Googleng everything as your way of debate you already lost. You pretty much took 1000 post and pick the ones that you think are correct and mashed them on 1 post. So stop googling it really is bad for you. The post you put down are out of the topic kinda like when you google and everything pops up. Lebrons face is on the shoes cause he is the next best thing in the NBA. White, Black, kids, adults, and any race buy his shoes, so your GOOGLE MARKETING is a flop along with nowhere close to the initial topic. Don't google or come back with a topic or a graph on how many Asians eat hamburger, Hispanics like sodas, or % of blacks that like sweet and sour chicken. It doesn't relate to the post.