Now y’all know that I have recently taken it upon myself to serve as a watchdog and ombudsman for reality TV, particularly for “Survivor” and “The Amazing Race.” Well, now the folks at the Race have done gone and done it.
First they kicked off the Muslims. Then it was the Hindus. Now they’ve eliminated the cheerleaders from South Carolina! The nerve of them!
I contend that some of these competitions are slanted against certain types of contestants. I believe they were specifically told that there would be no math.
Oh sure, the triathlete with the broken artificial leg was able to climb the Great Wall of China with a jute rope, but asking these Gamecocks to navigate the busy streets of Outer Mangolia aided with only a map, a local guide, a cameraman and a taxi driver was just unfair!
Who’s next on Bertran Von Munsters’s hit list of tokenism? If it’s the Miss USA contestants from California and New York, I’m outta here. A fella’s got to draw a line in the sand somewhere.