I am really tired of Tiger Woods shrugging off responsibility and issuing free passes to white folks that use racial slurs against him, particularly comments that are derogatory to black people, just because he can socially and economically afford to ignore racism.
Golf Channel commentator Kelly Tilghman is currently apologizing instead of packing her office and looking for a new job, after remarking during a telecast that today's young golfers should "lynch Tiger Woods in a back alley."
Of course, good ole Tiger readily accepted Miss Kelly's apology just like he did when Fuzzy Zoeller said at the 1997 Masters Tournament - "That little boy is driving well and he's putting well. He's doing everything it takes to win. So, you know what you guys do when he gets in here? You pat him on the back and say congratulations and enjoy it and tell him not to serve fried chicken next year. Got it." Zoeller then smiled, snapped his fingers, and walked away before turning and added, "or collard greens or whatever the hell they serve." Tiger was quoted as saying he thought Zoller's remarks were funny!!!
Are cartoons such as this funny to Tiger as well?
I'm not asking Tiger to be a race man, but would it kill him to just ONE time say racism is unacceptable and such word usage whether intentional of unintentional is flat-out wrong? Is that too much to ask?