As someone who has always thought it was silly that certain ethnic holidays are celebrated mainly by white people, eating in restaurants being served by the people whose holiday it allegedly is, I don’t find this cartoon — about Cinco de Mayo in Brentwood — particularly offensive. Not offensive at all, in fact.
What say you? The attached tweet says it got a Patch editor fired. Seems an overreaction to me. But that’s Patch for ya.
Sorry. All that Palin talk must have rubbed off on me.
I don’t have a great deal today, as you have probably suspected by now. The project that’s been blotting out my personal sun runs today in Bridge. Charter schools. Some of you may find this more interesting than others.
If you want something a little spicier, one of the good guys of newspaper journalism has died. Nelson Rockefeller-style.
More tomorrow, but for now — gotta work.