Originally Posted by TSJ55
Very few people put their big girl panties on in the morning anymore and are easily offended. Victim complexes and drama llamas rule the world.
When high profile people don't give in to the toxic level of political correctness, there's almost always a mic or camera around to document it. Life goes on. I doubt his kids or grand-kids will be missing any meals b/c of this minor gaffe.
America's favorite past time has become getting someone fired. It kind of reminds me of the movie PCU and the constant protesting of everything culminating in the we're not going to protest, protest. Its almost weekly that something happens that sparks outrage from people who have nothing else to do other than create outrage. "Can you imagine how the Catholics feel after what Gee said!!!" The thing is the Catholics don't care. He didn't say it about the Muslims or Jew's or Lutheran's or any other religious denomination. He said it about Catholics and I have yet to hear a Catholic say "That really is offensive."
What he said about the SEC was a jab and could be taken as offensive and it highlights an unfair stereotype that has been around for a while now. But if your an SEC fan and your watching a football game with your buddy who is a B1G fan those insults are going to be thrown around.
Gordon Gee did a fantastic job as the President of the University. He turned OSU into a better educational university and was a fantastic fundraiser. He made the degree that I have hanging on the wall shine a little bit brighter. If his only offense is taking pot shots at ND and the SEC then