Do you not find it to be a bit insulting to have the Irish alway characterized as brawling stiffs and drunkards?
Why, everywhere I travel I find novelty shops selling items show Irishmen layed out in a drunkin stuper, with phrases such as "Irish Yoga", etc. Get this, "An Irishman walks out of a bar, really it can happen"!
I realize we love our drink and are not ashamed to show it either, but the Irish help build the United States and many other countries as well.
We have our world renowned artists and writers. We have our beautiful homeland, and much more are we and do we have.
I find it a bit discriminating that we are looked upon that way. If it was a black person being represented, that would be deemed as such followed by a major public outcry and display.
So then, my question to everyone is this "Why do we as a people allow that"?
Do we just not care what others thinks of us?
Are we a gentle people who are soft and wish to remain that way?
What is your take on this partucular subject?