Skip to comments.Racists Are Everywhere: Piledriver Edition (Pro Wrestling is Racist)
Posted on 07/28/2014 8:54:16 AM PDT by all the best
In 2014, the business model for journalism (so-called) is as follows: manufacture some perceived outrage and let the delicious page views and ad revenues flow forth. The Atlantic, a once-venerated font of American letters boasting such celebrated writers as Mark Twain and Emily Dickinson, is sadly no exception; a large infusion of digital ad revenues keeps it afloat.
Nothing generates that sweet, sweet digital ad revenue quicker and more effectively than calling something racist, then reverse engineering the why and wherefore. Its cheap and trite, but so is the rest of American culture.
But when The Atlantic not only calls wrestling fake (scripted, sure, but those 15-foot falls are all too real) but also racist, the gloves come offthems fighting words.
The Atlantics claim rests upon the supposed fact that no one of the black persuasion has ever held the WWEs top title. Dwayne The Rock Johnsonwith his Essence and Ebony cover appearances and father Rocky Soulman Johnsondoesnt count, because hes half Samoan and comes from a wrestling family, which makes him not black through some manner of social justice wizardry.
Back when the WWE was first created, wrestling was a strictly territorial business. If you did business in Albany and Baltimore, you didnt do business in Atlanta and Tallahassee. Being that the WWE Championship began in the Northeast, champions during its pre-Hulk Hogan existence tended to rely upon appealing to one ethnic group or another, primarily Italians and Puerto Ricans.
(Excerpt) Read more at takimag.com ...
Our whole way of life is under attack.....we are at war. Remember that.
Blacks are the racist, whites react to their barbarity
It’s a white thang. You wouldn’t understand.
*How many times have we heard the reverse?
Someone should tell the Atlantic that most, if not all, blacks in the US are part white, and many whites are part black.
“In 2014, the business model for journalism (so-called) is as follows: manufacture some perceived outrage and let the delicious page views and ad revenues flow forth.”
IOW, journalism has become Pro Wrestling.
“journalism has become Pro Wrestling”
I think pro wrestling is more honorable and honest than today’s journalism.
Yep, manufacturer some liberal outrage, in this case the issue of wrestling being racist, and the hits will keep coming.
Its like it doesn’t matter whether there is any truth to charges of racism. Just put it out there to generate controversy, to stir the pot so to speak, and they gets tons of hits on the site.
Never let facts get in the way of the race card...Booket T held the WCW and WWE(WWF) World championships a total of 5 times.
And there's a key point. If a wrestler doesn't follow the script exactly, somebody might get seriously hurt, for real. Your fellow wrestlers must have absolute confidence that you are smart enough to follow the directions, and that you will never take anything personally.
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