Skip to comments.All-You-Can-Eat Taco Bars Deemed Offensive, Face Campus Extinction (enough already)
Posted on 05/13/2014 7:43:53 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Every year across the nation, several Pi Beta Phi sorority chapters host all-you-can-eat Pi Phiesta taco bar fundraisers at their respective campuses to raise money for charity.
But that longstanding tradition, typically held around Cinco de Mayo, is in jeopardy.
In the past few weeks, pressure from a handful of Latino students at two high-profile universities who complained the events are offensive prompted dramatic changes to two Pi Phiesta fundraisers.
At Dartmouth College, the fundraiser was cancelled outright, and at Stanford University, the sorority girls scrapped their Mexican themed Pi Phiesta for a summery, ocean-themed one, although they still served tacos.
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How can something that pays honor to an ethnicity’s cuisine to celebrate that ethnicity’s holiday, to raise funds for a non-profit, be considered “offensive”?
Guess some folks will have to resort to using code words like “tequila” now. Just wondering when we’re gonna get the list of words that can’t be used without offending someone.
Because we’re all supposed to be vanilla-flavored, gray-shaded, non-unique snowflakes of inclusion.
Are tacos actually Mexican food? I thought they were first made by Americans.
So! They want to ban Mexico’s only contribution to civilization.
Well they also contributed telenovelas.
Taco thursday at the City Hall Saloon in Cumberland, Wa:
To those offended: Bite me.
Here’s another example what decades of racial pandering does
Just skip everything “Cinco de Mayo” Boycott its sponsors Just ignore the whole damn thing
First made by natives of the Valley of Mexico, apparently; the Aztecs ate them with fish as the primary filling. The Spanish named them “taco”. The US innovation might have been the “hard shell” version, where the corn tortilla is deep-fried.
Tacos are definitely Mexican in origin. But Americans have made them into something different. A real taco is seasoned meat in a warm corn tortilla. Maybe with a little garnish like a bit of onion.
I like to oil fry my corn tortilla and put some diced onion and a sprinkle of cheese on it. That seems acceptable to the Mexicans I know.
But the flour tortilla or the hard shell corn tortilla tacos are ‘American’. As is the habit of shoving a salad on top of the meat.
Whoever first made them-—I like them!
I think you have to be a radical liberal type, to understand the logic involved here.
That reminds me...need to go pay a couple illegals $10 to pull a tree stump in my yard...
(Now, are they more offended by tacos or by that?)
There is a simple solution to this violation of “soft or crunchy” political correctness. Refer to them as “openly gay” tacos and that should solve the problem.
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