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Reckless cyclist made things worse by being Caucasian

Posted on 11 October 2013

Close reading of comments online, news headline reacting to reckless cyclist video reveals this meaning.


Singaporeans are up in arms over a video posted online showing a reckless cyclist weaving in and out of traffic.

However, online reaction to the cyclist was not caused by his dangerous riding or taunting of the driver who video recorded the incident.

The negativity was surrounding him being Caucasian.

Ben Di Ren, a local, said: “I think he just made it worse by being himself.”

“But honestly, if it was a girl with nice racks, I guess it’s fine.”





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