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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

More Disgusting Nonsense from Donald Sterling

Posted by Eli Sanders on Tue, May 13, 2014 at 9:44 AM

As he was trying to apologize on CNN last night, Donald Sterling veered away from contrition and began talking to Anderson Cooper about Magic Johnson:

"Big, Magic Johnson, what has he done?" Sterling asked Cooper. "He's got AIDS."

Cooper clarified that Johnson was diagnosed with HIV, not AIDS. Sterling went on, "What kind of a guy has sex with every girl, then he catches HIV? Is that someone we want to respect and tell our kids about? I think he should be ashamed of himself. I think he should go into the background. What does he do for the black people?"

Um. Here's something Magic Johnson has done for all kinds of people. Here's something else. And here's what NBA commissioner Adam Silver said in response to Sterling's latest:

While Magic Johnson doesn't need me to, I feel compelled on behalf of the NBA family to apologize to him that he continues to be dragged into this situation and be degraded by such a malicious and personal attack... The NBA Board of Governors is continuing with its process to remove Mr. Sterling as expeditiously as possible.

As for Johnson himself:


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