Yep. Racist. Here’s why…
That was Darius Rucker, lead singer from Hootie & the Blowfish, singing White Christmas at this year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree lighting ceremony in New York City. We thought it was a nice rendition.
Needless to say, this year the Grinch is racist. Here’s a sample of what exploded on Twitter as Darius was singing one of the all time great Christmas songs. It was, by-the-way, written by Irving Berlin who just happened to be Jewish.
We don’t have many comments on this that can be published on a family friendly site. We’ll refer you to Inquisitr…
Darius Rucker was accused of being a race traitor for singing the Christmas classic “White Christmas” due to the mere reference of the word ‘white’ and unfortunate coincidence following the news that an NYPD officer will not be indicted for the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
Earlier, according to CBS New York, protesters had arrived at Rockefeller Plaza from Times Square by 6:15 p.m. Some were on the sidewalk chanting and holding signs, as others crowded the area for the annual holiday event.
But the NYPD would not let the protesters get anywhere near the Christmas tree.
Darius gave one of the best performances of the night and was well received by the audience however, the 48-year-old was vilified on the internet for his version of the White Christmas.
So these days singing a song about wanting to see snow is racist. Honestly, you just can’t make this crap up.
The really amazing thing that the people who are up in arms about this can’t understand why people don’t take them seriously. If this is where we’re at in 2014, we will say that “racism” is a thing of the past, with obvious exception of the “black community.”
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