youth football coach made racist remarks on facebook

In Georgia, a youth football coach is under fire for making racist and sexist comments on Facebook. Frank Samuelson, a coach with the Brookwood Football Association in suburban Atlanta, has publicly apologized, but some parents aren't having it: Georgia youth football coach apologizes for racial comments.

Samuelson insists that his comments were taken out of context, and were supposedly meant for friends. As if that makes it oka. Among other things, he described South Asians as "Red Dots," and mocked Asians for using chopsticks:
The coach described south Asians as "Red Dots" and Hispanics as "Beaners," according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, which said he mocked other ethnic groups and women.

Samuelson told the newspaper one posting represented inside jokes between friends: "How to solve illegal immigration: Arrest the 30+ million illegals that are here first. Have them build a huge brick wall across the border [those guys do great brick work], and make them build it from the Mexican side of the border. Mount 50 calibre machine guns across the top and shoot anyone trying to climb over."

According to the newspaper, another posting, also with spelling errors, read: "I was dining in an Asian buffet today [big surpise], and I heard this morning how Asian students are suppodely so much smarter than American kids. My personal observation is that those fishheads still eat with chopsticks. It took Western ingenuity to invent the fork. I'm just saying. ... they a'int that friggin' smart."
Samuelson has apparently expressed a desire to "move on" and continue coaching at Brookwood next year. And he appears to have his share of supporters. I do not know this man. But what I do know of him is that he's an idiot, and has no business coaching kids. Careful what you post on Facebook, people -- everyone can see what an ass you are.

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