California DMV Refuses Fulham Fan License Plate Over Perceived ‘Racism’

That’s it, the world has officially gone off the rails. After chocolate ducks, chopsticks and bikinis can all be perceived as shocking or offensive to some SJW’s who complained about it, soccer fans have now been told that slogans which used to be ‘ok’ before are now perceived as ‘racist’ as well.

At play is Fulham FC, a British soccer team that’s been around for decades. They play in a white shirt and thus the shout from the stands has for ages been ‘come on you whites.’

Young fans, such as the one in the picture above, carry cardboard cuttings during the match to urge their team forward with the slogan.

A University of Southern California media professor asked the local DMV for a personalized license plate featuring ‘COYW’ which stands for ‘come on you whites’ and had to fill out a form explaining why he wanted those particular letters.

ckASa07yQR1Ad_-pPKlZThe DMV answered back saying that the ‘COYW’ letter anagram could therefore be perceived as ‘racist’ and refused his demand.

Prof Kotler claimed that he was told the COYW slogan could be considered hostile, insulting, or racially degrading, according to the US federal legal case.

“I sent them tons of material,” Prof Kotler said.

“Press releases, stories from the British media, letters from the chairman who uses ‘come on you whites’.

“I pointed out that many clubs in Britain are known by their colour – the blues, the clarets. Nobody thought the Liverpool reds were communists.”

“Even when I did it, it was the furthest thing from my mind that anyone would object to it. I was shocked, absolutely. Half of the team are non-white. And it’s just a shirt colour. It’s got nothing to do with anything other than that. I decided this is crazy, this is enough. I can take it up to a point but this became personal.”

Source:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-47876650

 

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