Racism at Fenway Park

Fans in the stands at Fenway Park in Boston unveiled a banner at yesterday’s baseball game. Here’s a picture. A news story about the incident Here’s a story about it: “Alt-right” activists unveil banner at Fenway September 13, 2017 In the middle of the fourth inning of the Red Sox-Athletics game on Wednesday night, a … Continued

The Red Sox deliver an exemplary apology for the racist taunts to Adam Jones

Adam Jones, center fielder for the Baltimore Orioles, said fans at Fenway Park threw peanuts at him and shouted the n-word. The Red Sox — and many other prominent Boston figures — have not only apologized, but taken action. Take note: if your organization gets in trouble, this is a case study in how to respond properly. To … Continued

How to deal with schmucks (like the guy Delta Air Lines just banned)

There’s a lot more public nastiness since the election. For example, there’s the passenger who, as a Delta Air Lines flight was boarding, starting shouting offensive stuff like “Donald Trump, baby! We got some Hillary bitches on here?” Delta has banned him for life. Is this the right way to deal with real-life trolls? Here’s part of … Continued

The problem with celebrating those Trump statues

INDECLINE, an anarchist collective, erected fat, naked statues of Donald Trump with shriveled genitalia in five American cities yesterday. What a hoot! If you had a good laugh with this, I’m here to ruin your fun. Think along with me here for a second. Why is it reprehensible for Trump to make fun of a disabled reporter, … Continued