Should an actor or politician have their career ruined by racist or sexist remarks they made 10/20 years ago on social media, why or why not?
The video of his rant has been purged from Youtube (google) and ESPN (disney), but a transcript is still available here:" So try not to laugh when someone says these are the world's greatest athletes, despite a paucity of blacks that makes the Winter Games look like a GOP convention. "
Let's be clear: Mr. Gumbel is a bona fide racist here. He insinuated that skilled white athletes are, in fact, not really that great, simply because they do not display Mr. Gumbel's preferred skin color. Apparently, only sports dominated by blacks qualify as "Real Sports."