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Outrage Over Racist Tweets About Anthem Kid Overwhelms Actual Racism

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So 11-year-old Sebastien de la Cruz performed "The Star-Spangled Banner" last night before the NBA Finals game in San Antonio, and did a wonderful job. Alas, his performance brought the racist morons of the social media world out of their #tcot caves, and everybody got mad.

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The reality is the outrage over the idiots calling this child a "spic," "beaner," "wetback," or "illegal" far outweighs everything said about him. Here's a few sites highlighting the racists and publicly shaming them. Give Twitter a quick search and you'll be overwhelmed by people shocked or outraged by this sort of thing:

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Our own readers are sometimes no better. Here's some quick reactions to our story earlier today about the NFLPA producing a line of pride-related shirts.

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