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Talking While White, Con`t: "NASCAR Driver Suspended”
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March 01, 2013, 08:29 PM
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White DriverWhen I first saw the headline "NASCAR Driver Suspended Indefinitely", my first thought was, well, he must have said something racial.

But then I thought, "Anonymous Attorney, don`t be so paranoid.  It could have been any number of things, like being accused of murder, stopped for DUI, failing to pay taxes, making an insulting remark about Christianity, caught with a prostitute or refusing to buy Girl Scout cookies."

Then I remembered that professional athletes don`t get in trouble for that anymore.

You can be a black football player charged with murder, plead to obstruction of justice, and go on to play for a Superbowl team.

You can be a black basketball player charged with rape and go on to a successful NBA career.

But if you`re a white NASCAR driver who says the "n-word", you are done. NASCAR driver Clements suspended for `insensitive` remarks, Bob Pockrass, Sporting News, Feb 27, 2013