Why the silence about insult of Irish?
"Unofficial" St. Patrick's Day is a racist event. It perpetuates the lie created by British imperialists and repeated by American nativists that the Irish are more prone to drunkenness than other nationalities, especially white Anglo-Saxon Protestants.
It is also insulting to Catholics and other Christians who venerate St. Patrick as the apostle to Ireland.
Would The News-Gazette please report whether any of the university academics who were concerned about native American imagery on "unofficial" T-shirts said even one word against the anti-Irish racism of the event?
If you are not against all racism, you are not against racism at all.
ROBERT MICHAEL DOYLE