Brickbat: You Can Do Whatever You Feel

Officials  at Bennett Elementary School in Fargo, North Dakota, have canceled a first-grade class's participation in the school talent show after one parent complained their act is racist. The students were to perform the song "YMCA" dressed as the Village People. But one mom said having children dress as an Indian would be offensive.

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  • Bardas Phocas||

    Hookers and Blow: the True Multiplier.
    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/.....udget.html

  • ||

    You know, if you're obtaining that much economic benefit from an activity that you outlaw and throw people in cages for, maybe you should, you know, consider not outlawing it and throwing people in cages for it.

  • Doctor Whom||

    Bla bla bla book logic bla bla bla why don't you move to Somalia if you like freedom so much bla bla bla for the children bla bla bla.

  • Doctor Whom||

    Bla bla bla book logic bla bla bla why don't you move to Somalia if you like freedom so much bla bla bla for the children bla bla bla.

  • Doctor Whom||

    The squirrels are restless this morning.

  • ||

    Homophobes!

  • ||

    Right? These kids want to pay tribute to a gay member of a historically disadvantaged minority community and this happens. You can't please some people.

  • LiveFreeOrDiet||

    I don't find Indians offensive or racist.
    Though I find it odd no one ever brings up they held slaves for centuries.

  • ||

    Shhhhhh! You aren't supposed to say that!

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    They should get tossed out of school because of what the C in YMCA stands for.

  • Notorious G.K.C.||

    Heh, good one.

  • ||

    It never ends.

  • Notorious G.K.C.||

    I hope no-one there realizes the most plausible interpretation of the lyrics.

  • gaijin||

    I hope no-one there realizes the most plausible interpretation of the lyrics.

    Next up, the kids will perform the 1984 Pop Radio Hit, Relax, by Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

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