Skip to comments.ESPN suspends Rob Parker indefinitely (ESPN producers also under investigation...)
Posted on 12/14/2012 2:28:04 PM PST by jimbo123
ESPN has suspended Rob Parker indefinitely for his racially charged spew on Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III.
"Following yesterday's comments Rob Parker has been suspended until further notice. We are conducting a full review," Mike Soltys, an ESPN spokesman said in a statement.
Which means this case is far from being closed. A "full" and further review would seek to find out who knew what before the show aired.
Did Parker tell the producers of "First Take" that he was going to offer his spiel on RGIII? That's a question that needs to be answered.
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Why can’t people use the F word - FIRED?
Bigots like this become emboldened when there is not accountability and no public shame. It’s disgusting.
Absolutely. Plus, it’s pretty much a one-way street with responsible, productive people at the wrong end.
I’ve also noticed that it appears to have ramped-up since the election.
I hardly ever watch football (or most other pro sports) anymore. The whole enterprise from broadcasters to announcers to players has become a cesspool.
The Stench from this Black Racist rant must have been even too strong for ESPN to handle
They need to ship a few more of their liberals out. Just kill that First Take show, already
This liberal bias, which stands up and shouts PC code words is why the NFL Channel was born. Even the crazy liberals in the NFLPA knew ESPN was such a screaming bucket of SLOP!
Parker is a slave on the Dem reservation and just jealous of a truly free man who is eons higher up on the inner content list. He’s free to speak his mind and I wouldn’t fire him over what he said but it shows that he’s an idiot. I would fire him for being not up to the task and hire someone who has more content and talent to deliver.
Well, people like RGIII come along and offer a breath of fresh air, and they get dumped on. I’m not a NFL fan, but I feel like watching a Redskins game just to support RGIII.
Parker said this about Griffin, “He’s black, he kind of does the thing,” Parker said. “But he’s not really down with the cause. He’s not one of us. He’s kinda black, but he’s not really like the guy you really want to hang out with because he’s off into something else.”
“But he’s not really down with the cause.”
Translation: Robert Griffin III is a man who has a life outside of playing the Race Card and, for that matter, probably outside of playing football.
A post on another board had this:
“He’s not really “down with the cause.” What on earth does that mean?
Because he doesn’t harbor a constant feeling of grievance because of his race, he’s not legitimate?”
It is nice finally to see Black Racism getting called out. My African friends are often very disgusted with American Black attitudes like this one from Parker.
Griffin seems to be a decent human being, Parker acts like a POS, easy decision.
Parker is one of those self-appointed guardians of what he thinks is “black”. His comments came out sounding stupid.
“His comments came out sounding stupid”.
That is because he is stoopid.
I think Griffin is a terrific quarterback and I only watch the Redskins because of him. Seems like a great guy and I wish him the very best.
RGIII rules! Go 'skins!
Funny how when a Black racist tries to throw crap at a superior it winds up hitting himself in the face. This POS should have been fired ON THE SET. ESPN is really falling down into the gutter by hiring on the basis of skin color instead of talent.
>> ESPN has suspended Rob Parker indefinitely for his racially charged spew
ESPN is owned by Disney. Good that Disney did the right thing.
I seem to remember this is not his first foray into spewing bigoted and/or controversial statements. This incident might have been the last straw for ESPN.
I think he is overrated and receiving too much praise, Rush is right. But he is still a legit starter and it is possible that his kind of QB play could lead a team to a SB win, but they will need a dominate D. my .02
This moron also claimed Kirk Cousins, then captain and quarterback at Michigan State, led the football team vs. hockey team brawl on campus. Of course, he was wrong and apologized.