Today is Halloween. The day that
kids people dress up as their favorite characters. A guy in a wheelchair can be Superman, flying high over Metropolis and fighting crime. A 98-lb. weakling can become Conan the Barbarian. Earth-bound people can be aliens from another planet, another galaxy, another universe.
So why is it that when Miss Julianne Hough, actress, singer and two-time winner of that bastion of great television programming “Dancing with the Stars” decided that she wanted to dress up as her favorite character from a show people got all bent out of shape?
Here’s a hint: It’s because the character is black.
Now, I’ll go so far as to say this: I’m not a racist. I don’t care what color you or anybody else is. I don’t care if you’re white, black, yellow, red, green… If you’re an asshole, you’re an asshole, and I don’t care to say it. The color of your skin has no bearing on how you interact with the rest of the world.
I mean, let’s look at the Paula Deen thing that happened recently…