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Take a look at this Michael -- -- you have never seen him before he's white.
ESPN digitally altered a photo of the Eagles quarterback it goes with that article in his magazine titled -- if that Michael Vick will want.
ESP and says it stands by the photo illustration and the article.
Joining us now is FOX & Friends post date breaks -- what was the point of digitally altering his image making him white improving what point.
The point is to get us to talk about it the article music accompanying a very touching article on ESPN magazine about.
What if Michael think were white this is a ballroom discussion many people have what do you face the same scrutiny the same punishment for dog fighting.
And the call on the article is very thought provoking very interest thing.
At points out that you cannot separate Michael Vick from his race.
It's impossible it's ridiculous it changes everything about the man the image doesn't necessarily match the column.
But they did originally take this image down from the website but in and it came back up this afternoon they said it was about licensing problems.
Yeah may have been about the controversy.
Well in in the article did they make the point that they think that if Vick will want.
He would get more endorsements the punishment for dog fighting will be less than it was with that He would've been treated back to had He been white was that the point they don't.
Make that point in this discussion done that is the point that many people making these ballroom exact place but the author points out.
That is impossible to separate.
Michael Vick from his race and He points out that in fact the punishment would not have been any different.
For killing dogs for a white man than it would have been for a black man I completely agree.
Our society would treated this harshly.
Either way I would actually go further than that I would have the opinion that had He been white and done what He did to animals.
Out of the -- of a play football again it would never endorse anything ever again I'd I think -- some agree with that I disagree with that I think He would be back.
Just as He is right now and ultimately it depends on how you do on the field if Tiger Woods is doing well on the golf course He would have all his endorsements back.
Just the way Michael Vick is getting massive theft I might is that -- racist point of view that I just expressed Charles is -- -- your point of view I don't think it's races.
You know I think America's all about second chances black and white you know we've seen there's a new actor in Hollywood He was -- Sherlock Holmes whatever.
The guy with the drugs eighteen drug convictions or whatever you know he's back on top we sit and all in all endeavors but.
And I will say this whole thing in the picture potentially see that there a big controversy over that one of my favorite movies is moving the whole watermelon.
I don't -- you ever -- that was a white guy who woke up one day and He was black and his showed house life change completely.
And it it's a fantastic movie and I think people should delve -- to stuff like this as opposed to the knee jerk reaction that we seem to get.
I -- -- -- exporter really strong point in -- as you said it is a Barroom conversation but.
You know -- broke a lot He was punished He served his time He then went back on the field to not get -- same level and of endorsements for someone of his stature.
I think it should be questioned because He did service time isn't all else equal.
You still have that image -- you can't remove the fact that.
As a marketer of someone who markets to children two teenagers that this man.
Killed -- I'll do not just your -- fighting my son.
Dissipates Michael bit my nephews and lots of brownie -- so you know.
But I think your point it's a great discussion to start and it's a discussion that starts over news stories as well when you talk about.
Go all the way back to Aruba and would we know the -- Natalee Holloway.
If she were black in this latest through the -- adding it's a fair question to examine in this country.
-- good point -- you cannot take race out of anybody.
You can't take race out of Michael Vick He is who He is He did what He did He was treated as He -- you can't remove race from that picture and as this column points out it was it's like the back to the future movements if you go back and Alter one thing.
It changes the entire course of -- I would Michael Vick and ended up dog fighting.
Eventually anyway if you were white.
Probably not that that was always a point wasn't it that 88 He was said to be representing something that was common in his community park had almost excuse -- I will say though that most black people that I know thought it was racist the way mistreated.
I would say about 95% of all the black people I know thought He was treated.
Harsher about those that think this article is racist how -- -- -- can respond or having a big don't think the articles racist they think that image is one that should not looking over the white guy yeah.
The corporates -- -- that yeah.
You look very good enough.
And -- that guy the bar what I wouldn't fight anybody jobs.
In my -- yeah.
Applaud them because I daybreak -- all right thanks for joining is a good story and we appreciate it thank him.
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