Originally posted on Awful Announcing  |  Last updated 5/4/12
New York Post columnist Phil Mushnick has a reputation for stirring up a variety of controversies during his career in the writing world. Mushnick may have topped even himself with his comments today. In his column posted this morning on the Post's website, Mushnick posted something that was so ridiculous that I had to go back and read it a few times to makes sure I read things correctly. Alas, sadly, I had: "As long as the Nets are allowing Jay-Z to call their marketing shots — what a shock that he chose black and white as the new team colors to stress, as the Nets explained, their new “urban” home — why not have him apply the full Jay-Z treatment? Why the Brooklyn Nets when they can be the New York N------s? The cheerleaders could be the Brooklyn B----hes or Hoes. Team logo? A 9 mm with hollow-tip shell casings strewn beneath. Wanna be Jay-Z hip? Then go all the way!" Really? This isn't on some 15 year-old's blog, this is on the website of one of New York's most widely circulat...

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