Sports Radio Host Calls Tim Tebow's 'Lily White' NFL Draft Party A 'Nazi Rally'
A Boston sports radio host on Friday called Heisman Trophy-winning football star Tim Tebow's "lily white" NFL draft party a "Nazi rally."
For those unfamiliar, 98.5 FM "The Sports Hub" in Boston is home to the NFL's Patriots and the NHL's Bruins.
The morning drive-time program between 6 and 10 AM is called "Toucher and Rich" as it's hosted by Fred “Toucher” Toettcher and Rich Shertenlieb.
According to the Boston Herald, Toucher on Friday stuck his foot in his mouth BIG TIME (h/t NB reader Tony Costine, photo courtesy AP):
Fred "Toucher" Toettcher said yesterday on 98.5 The Sports Hub, "It looked like some kind of Nazi rally. . . . So lily-white is what I'm trying to say. Yeah, Stepford Wives."
The Media Research Center's Dan Gainor offered his opinion to the Herald:
"It's an amazing double standard," Gainor said. "The left has decided to hate Tim Tebow for nothing more than the fact that he's a good guy who tries to live an ethical and religious life."
Tebow is known throughout the sports world as a highly-religious young man with very strong principles concerning abortion.
Outside of his performance on the football field, Tebow garnered national media attention earlier in the year when he was featured in a couple of pro-Life ads with his mother.
Mrs. Tebow when she was carrying Tim was advised by doctors to have an abortion as a result of medications administered to her during her pregnancy to eradicate the amoebic dysentery she had contracted.
She of course refused, and their story has become an inspiration to people across the fruited plain except for those in the media and on the Left who sadly see their religious and abortion views as a threat.
But does that make Toucher's comment acceptable? Isn't it similar to what radio's Don Imus said about the Rutgers womens' basketball team a few years ago?
For those that have forgotten, Imus in 2007 said those ladies looked like a bunch of "nappy-headed hos," and he was fired as a result.
With this in mind, is it okay three years later to refer to a player, as well as his family and friends, as Nazis because they're white?
Is so, why the double standard?