Nuggets of Wisdom

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

URGENT NEWS: Popeye’s Out Of Chicken!

Must have been a slow news day for 13WHAM in Rochester, NY for it to run a news story about a chicken shortage at a local Popeye’s restaurant.

As humorous as this story may be, many people weren’t laughing about it. Some people accused the new story of stereotyping, as it interviewed mostly black customers (and angry ones at that!).

Seriously?

Could the fact that the story mostly interviewed black customers be because most of the customers were—oh, I don’t know—black?

I’d like to rant about this subject, but I think one YouTuber actually nails it in his video, and shows my sentiments exactly: