Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Movie highlights inappropriateness of "R-word"

The "R-word" is as inflammatory for the families of those with intellectual disabilities as the "N-word" is for blacks, writes California's first lady, Maria Shriver, who serves on the Special Olympics board. The "R-word" should not be acceptable in the move "Tropic Thunder" nor on playgrounds or at gyms, she says. Los Angeles Times

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