Thanksgiving is in some ways the best holiday because it is all about … gravy. But when you dig a little you find racism and religiosity and other icky stuff. Here’s an example of what can go wrong:

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  1. #1 Greg Laden
    November 24, 2010

    For some, that video may not appear. Here is a transcript: http://xrl.in/

  2. #2 Warren
    November 24, 2010

    Wow. Transcendently classy. And it’s obvious that they’re totally clueless as to why “so many people got offended”.

  3. #3 gwen
    November 24, 2010

    What the manager MEANT to say was “We didn’t think (period..the rest of the sentence is superfluous)”. Yes, I think they are still clueless…

  4. #4 Athena
    November 24, 2010

    Hoooo boy…that was really obscene. Amazing what some people consider funny, clever, and cutting edge. Someone needs a good smacking with a clue by 4.

  5. #5 ppnl
    November 25, 2010

    Even a bar has to have some class I guess.

    Reminds me of a little chicken place that opened up in my home town years ago. Advertising slogan: “If there ever was a better piece of chicken the rooster got it.”

    Local church group went ballistic. I kinda liked it.

  6. #6 george.w
    November 25, 2010

    Why do they always say; “It was never intended to offend anyone”? It’s like the little kid who breaks the store window and says; “I didn’t mean to!”

    It’s almost refreshing when you encounter a bigot who admits to being one.

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