Anti-Tebow Bias Is Not about Football
Is it about his beliefs?
- Duration 5:47
- Date Dec 12, 2011
Is it about his beliefs?
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Barry who Lawton talking rather is the author of the grace affect.
And how the power of -- life can reverse the corruption and I don't believe that he is he wrote the article about Tim Tebow and perhaps is anti bias.
Anti Tebow -- and he comes to us now from a Birmingham Alabama welcome Larry I didn't really deal.
Well as great as it basically what things you said was that.
People just like Tim Tebow.
As they would have us believe are are are are really there.
He makes us feel comfortable because he's so good.
And did explain that.
-- on my points in the article wasn't to suggest that all criticism -- Tim Tebow was on just a spotter that it was all driven by some kind of anti Christian bigotry but.
There is certainly an element of dislike for Tim Tebow seems to be motivated by accident and -- in in part because it is like our culture is.
Has become something like that teenager collegiate keg party it.
Cure comes Tim Tebow who isn't gonna smoke could be your -- rocket and nobody wants him -- On -- -- I think it speaks something.
Odd to us about outlook called you're here we are complaining on the one hand.
About the corruption or junior comes a young man that we -- champion and it seems that the media are for the most part until recently how's it treating -- very kindly.
-- there -- a lot to complain about it in professional sports and -- it was with Michael Vick case is you've got these sports and the steroids.
You've got a lot of young athletes.
And not really living out a very.
A very nice life to emulate so here you've got Tim Tebow and you would think that.
The media out more people would actually be applauding him and we kind of see the exact opposite in many ways.
Well we we really half -- -- not and -- I have no idea what I wrote that article for USA today about ten days ago.
Oddity it would strike -- kind of cultural number on that it has up since that -- and everyone has been responding to it in one form or another.
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-- CNBC last nice.
I it seems that it is -- a lot of people were -- I don't think I was the only football fan who is watching and thinking gosh it sure seems that.
They're not there's an awful lot of criticism of this young man did it doesn't seem to -- related to his rolling motion -- his completion percentage.
Yet you would he -- -- Jake Plummer who is out on the coaching staff of the Denver Broncos apparently right.
You know I he's a former quarterback quarterback -- The Denver are Broncos and publicity clearer I object -- -- some very complimentary things about Tim Tebow but.
I think key Olympic how to act when he said he would like Tim Tebow a lot more if he would just show up.
About he has faith in Jesus Christ and I think he was voicing what many other people were thinking but didn't -- -- Yeah -- other athletes have been quite vocal about their faith and they have not garnered this kind of negative publicity what is it about Tim Tebow.
That sort of attract this kind of negativity.
That's that's a great question are we could point to individuals like out Reggie blighted Joseph Gibbs or Tony Dungy it.
-- you know many other ways the last night or yesterday -- Rodgers who who does this -- whenever he rose up a touchdown pass.
I I think there.
They're the reason Tim Tebow attracts so much of it is for two reasons first of all are because.
She is is very slow call in and -- his faith in Jesus Christ he does is that you have to -- bit.
But he says this is who I am it.
He takes very seriously.
I'll I'll build local perspectives -- that one should should vocalize of their faith.
In Christ secondly I think a culture has moved all -- a notch from where it was say a decade ago.
We're increasingly as I say intriguing.
Light smoking you can do it but only in the designated areas.
And -- Tim Tebow -- and it doesn't observed that.
She believes that his -- should be a part of every aspect of his life and that's his private life.
As well as his professional -- Larry let me read you a couple of comments we've gotten a chat list.
Eddie Lewis says the media has calls all the talk about Tivo -- Tebow himself and another comment.
Is anti Tebow just goes back to the whole media driven anti Christian Porsche.
Do you re more than those -- statements or either one of those.
-- idea to some extent arm I again -- thank all criticism of Tim Tebow is has to do -- We just Christians say -- we expect our sports jocks to offer their analysis.
Professional athletes coaches and teams and Tim Tebow should be immune to that but when that it takes on a bit about personal edge which it has it in some of these instances I think you're -- alliance.
Second thing as it relates to well.
Are on this push to drive christianity out -- -- culture I think that's become pretty evident to luck to almost every one.
On but we are becoming a much more highly secular rise society.
Our -- has manifested itself in.
-- not in the play and -- speech.
Tim Tebow he's become a flash point for a larger cultural discussion.