Some of Scott Baio's Wife's Best Friends Are Black

Let me start off by saying sending death threats to Scott Baio is not cool. In fact, sending death threats to anyone is not cool. Threatening a person just because you disagree with them is actually quite shitty. Doubly shitty is threatening that person's family. I wish that went without saying, but it doesn't, apparently.

So, what prompted the threats? A recent Baio tweet (oh, how I hate that word, by the way) of a picture of Michelle Obama accompanied by the text "WOW He wakes up to this every morning."

Baio immediately found himself deflecting charges he's a racist. "I'm NOT racist for posting a pic of M.O. My WIFE'S BEST FRD IS BLACK, HELLO." Hey, I don't know if Baio is a racist, but I do know he's just taken the racist's most tired, empty tack to defend himself. Some of Baio's best friends are black, so he can't be racist! Yeah, okay.

I do, however, know that Baio is a privileged jackass:

If YOU are born in AMERICA, U ARE AN AMERICAN. I don't insist on being called Italian-American. Therefore Black Amer are not Afr-Amer. Or that would mean people (white or black) born in Africa would be called African-Africans ... Just a thought to think about...

Baio, an Italian-American, does not "insist" you refer to him as an Italian-American, so it follows that Black Americans are not African-Americans. I'll leave it to you to parse that bit of Baio Logic yourself.

I guess all those years on Bibleman have clouded his head just a bit.

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