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Gays over blacks, Part XIV
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February 08, 2012, 09:47 PM
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A recent trend is prominent blacks like Kobe Bryant getting in trouble over remarks insensitive to gays. For example, somebody named Roland Martin just got suspended from doing something or other at CNN because he tweeted  after watching a Super Bowl ad:

If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped about David Beckham’s H&M underwear ad, smack the ish out of him! #superbowl

I don`t think this trend is just because gays are more politically organized now and their activists are looking around for something to keep them employed in the Public Indignation business after their inevitable total triumph with gay marriage. I think it reflects a more general impatience with stereotypical black behavior. A lot of straight white people are happy to seize upon a different Official Victim Group as a club to justify finally upbraiding blacks to not be such knuckleheads. 

It`s like how a lot of white people were disappointed when Jesse Jackson somewhat shifted from the 1970s to the 1980s from advocating more that blacks clean up their act to shaking down whites. But you weren`t supposed to say that, so a lot of people got very worked up over Jackson once using in conversation the term "Hymietown." Unlike whites in general, Jews are an Official Victim Group, so this single word was the biggest loophole in his Civil Rights armor.

Some gay black could probably make a lot of money by becoming the media`s go-to guy for urging blacks to behave in more civilized fashions — maybe Lee Daniels, the gay black director of the movie Precious?