Re: Transformers: Revenge of the Racial Caricatures
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Jive-talking twin Transformers raise race issues:
Harmless comic characters or racist robots? The buzz over the summer blockbuster "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" only grew Wednesday as some said two jive-talking Chevy characters were racial caricatures.
Skids and Mudflap, twin robots disguised as compact hatchbacks, constantly brawl and bicker in rap-inspired street slang. They're forced to acknowledge that they can't read. One has a gold tooth. [MORE]
So did you think that they were racial caricatures?
Never mind them. Is it true that the hand-wringing POTUS in the film is named Obama?
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be debunked.
(Paraphrasing Dr. Carl Sagan)