How rape & racism used to be hilarious punch lines… a la Sixteen Candles

Birthday Cake, Candles
Birthday Cake, Candles

Sara Stewart at New York Post poses the question… is it time to snuff out “Sixteen Candles”?

A few months back, my colleague Lou Lumenick proposed that “Gone With the Wind” go the way of the Confederate flag. It’s with a heavy heart that I wonder whether we should retire “Sixteen Candles,” since it seems to celebrate both racism and date rape.

Hey, all you freedom-loving, 1st Amendment-loving Americans… read the full article at NYPost and let me know what you think.

Photo credit goldstardeputy

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