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Did you find the video that SLO city officials made joking about "hot," "shirtless" firefighters offensive?

Yes. It was sexist and demeaning to the brave members of the SLO fire department.
I was more offended by the terrible jokes and bad acting.
It was in poor taste, but the media is hyping it up way too much.
The video was good-natured self-deprecation This is political correctness run amok!

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The following article was posted on July 3rd, 2013, in the New Times - Volume 27, Issue 49 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [newtimesslo.com] - Volume 27, Issue 49

The burning ruined it

Long Beach

By Greg Korte

Please thank Mary Power Giacoletti for her great commentary on the hypocrisy and double standard regarding tobacco smoke vs. wood smoke (“Douse the wood smoke,” June 27). She really nailed it. On a recent vacation on the Central Coast, the only thing that tarnished an otherwise great time was the wood smoke.