For the first time in its history, not just one but both head coaches in the next Super Bowl are black. In the U.S., that is cause for some note as a minor historical occurrence, but one that will soon be forgotten. But in Germany, it's cause for oblivion. Here's the headline in the German daily Die Welt:
Super Bowl as Victory Against ApartheidEr… may the blackest team win? Unfortunately, Europeans derive much of their jaundiced view of Americans from these low blows and other stunning, vindictive and infantilizing distortions of American life. Via David's Medienkritik, and cross-posted at Dust my Broom.
Monday, January 22, 2007
Posted by MapMaster on Monday, January 22, 2007