Of course, we can all agree that this could have been handled better. In an “ethnicity” class, no less? That said, we are talking about western Pennsylvania two days before the AFC championship game. The dictionary defines “ethnic” as “Of or relating to a sizable group of people sharing a common and distinctive racial, national, religious, linguistic, or cultural heritage.” I have family from that area and Steelers fandom seems pretty close to a defined ethnicity to me….
– Kevin Carey