What’s Racist About a Talking Goat?

On CNN L.Z. Granderson checks in on the kerfuffle over the pulled Mountain Dew ad, calling it a sad day when the policing of comedy gets to the point where we can't laugh at a talking goat.

Pulled Mountain Dew ad (YouTube)
Pulled Mountain Dew ad (YouTube)

The circumstances surrounding the scene in the commercial are so outrageously over the top, I found myself snickering more than anything. Similar to the way I snickered during a skit featuring Dave Chappelle, who was making fun of racism with the creation of his character Clayton Bigsby, a blind white supremacist in the South.

And he’s black.

Read L.Z. Granderson’s entire piece at CNN.

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