Skip to comments.The inevitable “Tiger’s mistresses weren’t diverse enough” column (Tiger is "Racist")
Posted on 12/08/2009 10:45:52 AM PST by GOPGuide
I expected this argument to be made, but not in the pages of the Washington Post; I assumed it would come as a blog post. Eugene Robinson takes leave of his senses in his attempt to spin Tiger Woods as either a racist or a self-hating minority or a little of both by complaining that Tigers mistresses have too much in common. Guess what that might be?
"Heres my real question, though: Whats with the whole Barbie thing?
No offense to anyone who actually looks like Barbie, but it really is striking how much the women whove been linked to Woods resemble one another. Im talking about the long hair, the specific body type, even the facial features. Mattel could sue for trademark infringement.
This may be the most interesting aspect of the whole Tiger Woods story and one of the most disappointing. He seems to have been bent on proving to himself that he could have any woman he wanted. But from the evidence, his aim wasnt variety but some kind of validation.
Im making a big assumption here that the attraction for Woods was mostly physical, but theres no evidence thus far that he had a lot of time for deep conversation. If adultery is really about the power and satisfaction of conquest, Woodss self-esteem was apparently only boosted by bedding the kind of woman he thought other men lusted after the Playmate of the Month type that Hugh Hefner turned into the American gold standard.
But the world is full of beautiful women of all colors, shapes and sizes some with short hair or almond eyes, some with broad noses, some with yellow or brown skin. Woods appears to have bought into an official standard of beauty that is so conventional as to be almost oppressive.
His taste in mistresses leaves the impression of a man who is, deep down, both insecure and image-conscious a control freak even when hes committing transgressions.
Of all the issues in play with this story, and even with many that probably shouldnt be in play, this is easily the most ridiculous. I havent seen much of the mistresses, and I hope to see even less as this story finally falls out of the media spotlight, but it seems to me that Tiger shockingly cheated with attractive women. And while his assignations may have required a certain amount of logistical planning to keep them from coming to his wifes attention, it seems very, very unlikely that Tiger planned his infidelities in such a way as to keep diversity as his primary motive.
For that matter, lets think about what Robinson considers oppressive. Hes angry to the point of dedicating a column to the issue that Tiger Woods didnt exploit women of other colors, shapes, and sizes for sexual satisfaction. Was his extramarital attention to these women some kind of liberating experience for them, to the point where Robinson argues that Woods should have distributed the wealth a little more?
And can anyone who has had as many flings as Tiger apparently has, with as much indiscretion as has been exposed, possibly be considered a control freak? Is that why hes managed to indict himself so thoroughly by giving his cell number out to his paramours while his wife has access to the phone?
Besides, no one knows whether weve seen the complete set of Tigers paramours. There may be more crawling out of the woodwork in the next few days and weeks. If one of them is a woman of color, or a little on the chunky side, will Robinson write another column hailing Tigers work in spreading the, er, wealth?
Woods has done plenty of wrong to his wife and his family, and to a much lesser extent his fans. Insensitivity to Eugene Robinsons sense of exploitation diversity isnt one of them. (via The Corner)
These women are coming out the way that celebrities like to come out of the closet.
Similar article in FR. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2401591/posts
Well I’ll agree with the lack of diversity part.
Since they slept with a married man, they are all sluttish.
Once upon a time that was a shameful thing.
Yeah, he didn’t have any transgendered mistresses.
Maybe he was just shallow. Maybe he liked the most conventionally beautiful women he could find.
On another note, remember how all we heard during Lewinsky was, “everyone does this”? Where is that Mantra now? Why are they making such a big deal about woods? Is there a sports celeb that doesn’t have hoes in every hood?
Tiger Woods should be called Cheetah Woods now.
“These women are coming out the way that celebrities like to come out of the closet.”
The whole thing smells...sorry about the unintended analogy...the women are skanks, the guy seemed decent, poor kids who idolized him, the the whole thing just stinks and...poor, poor kids, as usual...
[to two members of the KKK, while pretending to capture Bart]
Jim: Oh, boys! Lookee what I got heyuh.
Bart: Hey, where the white women at?
Yeah, why were there no China girls?
There - the diversity thing has been handled.
How bout Lion Woods???
It's an upside down world now.
And then there’s this gem from a real role model for all of us. Sir Mix-a-Lot:
I like big butts and I can not lie
You other brothers can’t deny
That when a girl walks in with an itty bitty waist
And a round thing in your face
You get sprung
Wanna pull up tough
Cuz you notice that butt was stuffed
Deep in the jeans she’s wearing
I’m hooked and I can’t stop staring
Oh, baby I wanna get with ya
And take your picture
My homeboys tried to warn me
But that butt you got
Make Me so horney
Ooh, rump of smooth skin
You say you wanna get in my benz
Well use me use me cuz you aint that average groupy
This just in. Elin Woods has changed her name to Elin Irons.
Really who ARE the racists here? Is anyone writing columns about a black/asian/therestofit man having sex with white women and being appalled that these women slept with a black man? Are they analyzing why the white women chose a black man? No. They’d get thrown out on their keisters for writing such a thing. But these people are free to pontificate on why Tiger chooses white women. And how there must be something wrong with him for preferring white women. Who is showing their racism?
More like Cat-In-Heat Woods
The obne eyed snake is color blind! What is wrong with people, have they completely lost it?
Rush giot iot right. Tiger flleced America by creating an image, So did Obama, who is falling to earth from his high image which was created with millions. Both Tiger and Obama fooled America, and now payback is coming.
But Tiger , a rascist? Hardly. Maybe his black ladies are smart enough to keep their mouths shut? LOL.
a little over the line, even for me...troll patrol
Maybe he was thinking of all his conquests when he named his golf tournament “Challenge”.
He oughta go on a date with Whoopie, who counts for two ethnicities. All his troublkes will be over!
Like thats gonna happen. Does this guy think that pedophile freak-job, Michael Jackson's going to be reborn and die again?
Because thats about the best shot of the lamestream media letting go of this anytime soon.
Is Yoko Ono lonely these days?
Did anybody ever consider that Tiger may be color blind?
Uhhh Sylvester isn’t around anymore.
Thats good!! A keeper for sure!
But look at the bright side...if you made it out of your driveway and through your neighboorhood this morning then you out drove "Cheetah" Woods!
The way some people talk, you’d think Tiger’s sin isn’t that he cheated on his wife with multiple women. His sin is that he cheated on her with white women.
Imagine what they would write if all of his mistresses were “non-white”. They could accuse him of racism for marrying the white woman and then exploiting the other women.
And some of the black women would just say that the white trophy wife couldn’t keep him happy. It really is the dirty, not-so-secret racism.
Its SO FRUSTRATING that the very people who are OBSESSED WITH RACE (the media, the dinosaurs in government, the university professors) are the ones going around accusing EVERYONE ELSE of racism. In their ignorant and sheltered lives, THEY are obsessed with race and therefore PROJECT THEIR RACISM onto EVERYONE ELSE!!!! It is THEY who cannot get over race and racial differences... For example, has anyone seen these smug leftists driving around town with the bumper sticker that says “COEXIST” with all the different religious symbols? I see them everywhere... I would like to say to one of these people, WE DO COEXIST!!! America is the ONLY PLACE ON EARTH where everyone in your neighborhood might look different, have different religions, have different governing philosophies in life, and yet, an overwhelming majority of people DO NOT CARE about the differences!! We see the SIMILARITIES!!! We invite all those “different” people to our backyards for a barbecue on a nice summer afternoon! The ONLY people who continually point out the “differences” while preaching “conformity” to EVERYONE ELSE, are the closed-minded leftists. Howard Dean pretty much ADMITTED it last week when he said in Paris, “I can’t tell you how many people come up to me and say ‘my dad is Asian and my mom is white and my friends are all different but we don’t discuss any of it because we don’t care.’ But I find that impossible to believe coming from the 60s generation where race was an enormous issue; and most people my age find it impossible to believe. . .” You see, it is OUR LEADERS WHO ARE HIGHLY RACIST and they PROJECT THEIR TRUE DEEP-SEEDED RACISM ONTO THE GENERAL POPULATION and they use it to divide us!!!
I think Ed Morrissey is as guilty as Eugene Robinson when it comes to criticizing Tiger Woods’ taste in adultery bait. He should have left this one alone.
Yeah, but we don't all have the same tastes. I'm fond of white women, myself. I'm especially fond of redheads, but I married a brunette, so I'm pretty fond of them, too. Nothing against blonds, of course. But the point is, his taste, and mine, and anybody else's is a personal thing not subject to political correctness. Even if it has racist motives as opposed to just aesthetics, so what? It's his business, and his alone what kind of women he likes.
Sorry it has to be said...
Its all pink on the inside.
He must be homophobic since he didnt sleep with any men.
Without a doubt. That’s exactly what would be said.
To me the person who will only date men/women of their own race are the racists and those that date women of another race are the ones practicing(Puke at the word)diversity.
The truth is the women he went with on the whole are hot. Skanks and whores(ho is not a word)but still hot.
If he only dated black women then he would be lacking in diversity and would be a true racist.
The left are totally insane for the most part.
Shockingly? What am I missing here? Did this nit wit expect him to go after homely women? I guess he expected Tiger to be an equal opportunity adulterer. What a putz!
Got’s me a hat...
“Salmon...the OTHER pink meat!”
Their ideology and worldview is based on lies and consists of insisting that their lies be made true.
ie, what do you expect?
I thought that was baloney.
Yeah, where are the pictures of the fat women (Big Beautiful Women)?
And where are the pictures of the truly ugly women?
And how about the gay guys? Is Tiger a homophobe?
He MUST sleep with EVERYONE if he is going to cheat with anyone.
That is the twisted logic of liberals. I don’t think even they know what they are talking about anymore — or can tell the difference — that there are reasons things happen.