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The far-left dumpster fire sports and culture blog that calls itself Deadspin has finally updated a story it published last month in which it attempted to cancel a young child at an NFL game for painting his face and wearing a headdress in support of his favorite team – the Kanas City Chiefs.
Nine-year-old Holden Armenta was the subject of a volley of hatred after Deadspin’s Caron J. Phillips (pronounced Karen) went on a tantrum and deceptively shared an image of the boy, whose face was painted equal parts red and black.
Phillips’ and his editors chose only to show the side of Armenta’s face that was painted black and the blog trashed him as a racist.
“It takes a lot to disrespect two groups of people at once. But on Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas, a Kansas City Chiefs fan found a way to hate Black people and the Native Americans at the same time,” Phillips wrote of the child.
Added, Phillips, “This is what happens when you ban books, stand against Critical Race Theory, and try to erase centuries of hate.”
Not only is Armenta a child, but it was later revealed that he is himself Native American.
Those two facts, coupled with the reality that he was wearing war paint and not blackface, should have seen the outlet apologize and retract the botched hit piece.
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