Bob Costas is the first nationally broadcast sports commentator with the baby sac to question the validity of the Arthur Ashe Courage award for Caitlyn Jenner to be presented at the ESPY awards in July. Naturally, he couched it with a whole bunch of platitudes about the intense courage of Caitlyn Jenner. He wants to live. But the diminutive sports journalist pondered whether or not a courage in sports award might be better for suited for somebody who plays sports.
It strikes me that awarding the Arthur Ashe award to Caitlyn Jenner is just a crass exploitation play. It’s a tabloid play. In the broad world of sports, I’m pretty sure they could have found—and this is not anything against Caitlyn Jenner—I’m pretty sure they could have found someone who was much closer to actively involved in sports, who would have been deserving of what that award represents.
What the fuck, Costas. Do you feel the same way about the Medal of Honor being presented to Caitlyn Jenner for extreme valor in combatting stereotypes of rich white dudes in Malibu wanting tits? Anybody can throw themselves on a grenade to spare their platoon. Ten hours of feminizing reconstructive surgery to look good in culottes takes real guts. If only Arthur Ashe were still alive to make some wicked tranny jokes, this could all be over sooner.
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