Japanese NASCAR driver, Takuma Sato, won the Indy 500 over the weekend. He became the first Japanese driver to do so.

A veteran sports reporter out of Denver, CO tweeted about it and that tweet got him fired. Terri Frei is the reporter's name and he tweeted this:

Uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend.


I'm not big on people losing their jobs over one mistake, but here's the deal; you cannot say, "I'm not cool with (Insert race here) doing X,Y or Z," It's frowned upon in society.

His reasoning, according to ABC 13, is that this came at a time when he was honoring his father's service in World War II. Not good enough, man. You have to do better than that when being blatantly racist in public.