View Single Post
Old 02-14-2013, 01:28 PM
RKMeibalane RKMeibalane is offline
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Posts: 17,394

Originally Posted by CoopaLoop View Post
I am never going to pretend that I know what a Native American is thinking about mascots being used in sports. As a white man, I have no idea.

But I am damn sure I am never going to say THEY SHOULD BE HONORED by it. The arrogance and ignorance in that statement is overwhelming.
I completely agree with this. It's never appropriate for someone who isn't part of a particular group to speak for that group as though the people in it can't speak for themselves.