Black and White Thinking

Ever-pompous Bryant Gumbel says he won’t be watching the Winter Olympics because there are not enough blacks, and thus the best athletes in the world will not be there. Gumbel says there are so many whites that it looks like a Republican convention.

If Gumbel isn’t canned for his premeditated race-baiting, then the broadcasting gods will have to apologize to Rush Limbaugh, Al Campanis, Jimmy the Greek, and Howard Cosell, who all lost their gigs over verbal racial fumbles.

Oh, wait. Gumbel is black. Never mind.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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