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Is this article racist?

XYZZY

Is this article racist?
« on: September 14, 2005, 10:54:04 AM »
http://msnbc.msn.com/id/9339164/

"Courtroom Kung Fu Over Kai-Fu Lee
A new Google hire has Microsoft launching a turf war in China."

Just curious... didn't see the relevance of Kung Fu or the play on the guys name.

Law_Woman

Re: Is this article racist?
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2005, 10:55:33 AM »
http://msnbc.msn.com/id/9339164/

"Courtroom Kung Fu Over Kai-Fu Lee
A new Google hire has Microsoft launching a turf war in China."

Just curious... didn't see the relevance of Kung Fu or the play on the guys name.


Nope, sounds like they just wanted a catchy title for the article.

Re: Is this article racist?
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2005, 09:00:07 PM »
It's borderline.  Editor should get smacked.

LaneSwerver

Re: Is this article racist?
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2005, 09:24:27 PM »
"Guam Litigator Wants 'The Whole Chalupa'"

LaneSwerver

Re: Is this article racist?
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2005, 09:25:33 PM »
"Kyrgyzstani Defendant: 'Where are the walnuts?'"

LaneSwerver

Re: Is this article racist?
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2005, 09:28:41 PM »
"'Olive' another, says Greek Defendant"