LeBron James Alienates More Fans By Bringing Racism Into ‘The Decision’ Backlash

September 30th, 2010 by Ryan Virgin Leave a reply »
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In a Primetime Interview on CNN, LeBron James took the discussion of 'The Decision' to another level.

He brought race into the issue.

CNN correspondent Soledad O'Brien mentioned that James' brand and name were "tarnished" because of his decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers in such a public fashion, and asked if race played a role in the backlash.

"I think so at times," James replied. "It's always, you know, a race factor."

-Courtesy Of The Huff Post

That is irresponsible in my eyes. Listen, as a white male I may not have the best grasp for what being discriminated against feels like, but whenever you say that a large portion of your adversaries are "racist," then you run the risk of alienating many of your loving fans.

And that is exactly what he has done.

Alienate those who have stuck with him through the fire, and through the controversy.

You know when people say that you really learn what people are really like when they go through something difficult.


You get a sense for who peopl ...

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