Taco Hell: Bob Griese Suspended By ESPN

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ESPN college football analyst and NFL Hall of Famer Bob Griese was suspended one week by ESPN after an off-color remark about NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya.

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    I remember Bob Griese from childhood as a great role model. He was a natural at all sports. I remember him in our hometown as being very humble in his success as a pro football player. If he was making a statement about mr. Montoya out eating tacos, I don't believe it was made in a sarcastic manner. He just isn't that kind of person.

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    Its very likely that the "taco" comment was said degrading, as many non-Latino people say comments about Mexican ANYTHING to non-Mexican Latinos. If a Lasagna comment had been said to an Italian, sure, I would HARDLY(maybe a little)have been insulted, and I would have said it's all good. But Mexican -anything comments in regards to All Latinos, are overwhelmingly said to insult and not to promote. And, since blacks are easily(mostly)out of the picture for insults--even if playfully, many SEEM the need to find others to belittle.

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    what if he said montoya was out eating fried chicken? would that mean all the blacks would feel offended??? get real people

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    Griese is an american anglo, sick of vacto's taking over and abusing the system--- odolay!!

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    Mexican's have too much control in this country!!!! Montoya is probably not even mescan, but all the Garcia's say he's ours!!!! odolay

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    Are you kidding me????? Big deal!!! first of all NASCAR is not a sport!!! second, how many mescan's do you know whom ever have been involved in this redneck stupidity???????? odolay!!!!!! cinco de mayo baby!!!

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    So I wonder if Bob Griese is a greasy greaseball Italian.

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    Now if he would have said out having fried chix,collard greens, and cornbreab , we all would have said mmmmm, where can i get some. damm this stuff is getting ridiculas what happened to the good old days when we could be racist insensitive jerks. buy do i miss those days!!!

    I wish i was in dixie horay, horay.....oh i got carried away ....sorry i need a time out.

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    hey Truth 03, like you can drive a freak'in racecar.

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    How outrageous that Americans are ALWAYS taken to task for comments, but foreigners are permitted to say and do what they want. Can someone please explain this? I wonder what would happen in Colombia if the situation were reversed? ABSOLUTELY NOTHING! If foreign people don't like their treatment in this country, they know where the airlines are.




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