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DumpDorrell.com is doing the hard work of exposing the lunatics who are out defending the worst football coach in America. It looks like Kurt is not handing the backfire all too well. I will let this email exchange speak for itself:

From: Streeter, Kurt [mailto:Kurt.StreeterATlatimes com]
Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 3:36 PM
To: Diego —-
Subject: RE:

Oh yeah, race. You're right, race has no part in this. None. Matter of fact, race is not a problem in the United States and never has been. And after all, race was the entire point of the column. I mean, it was all about race, from the very first line. Race, race, race. The whole thing — all of it was an excuse for Dorrell because Dorrell is black. I mean, just look at the what that nasty Kurt Streeter wrote: I'm convinced that race plays a role in what some of you critics are saying. To think otherwise would be plain foolish. Some of you just don't know what to make of a coach who does not fit into your convenient stereotypes. Unbelievable. He thinks some of the critics just might have a hard time accepting Dorrell. Some of them just don't know what to make of him. Oh, that just hurts so bad I can't stomach it. I mean, he wrote that all of this is is about race, didn't he? He said all of us are racist, right? Streeter should be ashamed. I need a good cliché for what he did…lemme see…uh, how about this? "He played the race card." Yes, that is highly original and I think I will write to tell him that. Oh, that mean Kurt Streeter, he should be so embarrassed. I mean, doesn't he know what a football powerhouse UCLA has always been? They won their last national title just yesterday, in 1954, and since then it's been nothing but 10 win seasons until that Karl Dorrell got his hands on the program. Any coach with a lesser record should be tossed straight off the Santa Monica Pier. Fed to the sharks! Now look at the Bruins. 7 wins. 6 wins…yeah, I know, there's one 10 win season there but that was all luck. Just pure luck. It had nothing to do with coaching. Those comebacks were a sign of terrible coaching because the Bruins should never be behind in the first place. But those losses, those losses had everything to do with coaching. EVERYTHING. And then there's that injury thing. What a weak excuse. I mean, good God, any coach worth his salt can figure out how to win with third stringers and walk-ons. Oh, you want proof? Just look at SC and how they whupped up on Stanford this year…oh…wait, maybe not. Ok, didn't you see what Oregon did against Arizona? The second best team in all of the land marches into Tucson, loses their starting quarterback and voila…uh, oh, wait, they got pummeled? Oh, never mind. But I still think injuries play no part in this. Why that Karl Dorrell is the worst coach in history and Kurt Streeter is defending him. He should be embarrassed.

Kurt Streeter
Columnist
Los Angeles Times
202 West First St.
Los Angeles, Ca. 90012
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—–Original Message—–
From: Diego —-

Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 2:23 PM

To: Streeter, Kurt

Subject: RE:

I’m sorry, but I don’t carry the embarrassment. That is done entirely by your unsubstantiated claims, your obtuse perspective and your irresponsible playing of the race card. I understand that Karl Dorrell walked in to your trap, but setting that trap bares a lack of ethics. I suppose you’ve achieved your goal: To take a contrarian position in an effort to attract readership. I didn’t realize you were this lacking in attention. Clearly, though, your position is unfounded. Further, you may have just advanced our position with regards to firing Dorrell. You see, his integrity is about all that he has proven sound at UCLA. Playing the race card by saying he hasn’t been given a fair shake after 5 !!!! years of opportunity is damning to his integrity.

Thank you for helping advance his termination

From: Streeter, Kurt [mailto:Kurt.StreeterAT latimes com]
Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 1:50 PM
To: Diego —
Subject: RE:

I'm sorry you are embarrassed. That's really too bad.

Kurt Streeter
Columnist
Los Angeles Times
202 West First St.
Los Angeles, Ca. 90012
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—–Original Message—–

From: Diego

Sent: Monday, November 19, 2007 1:38 PM

To: Kurt.StreeterAT latimescom

Subject:

To say that your column was embarrassing, is to say the best that can possibly be said.
I am assuming Kurt didn’t major in English up at Berkeley.

Speaking of which, I think this snipet of DD’s sentiment captures my sentiment all too well:
These are professionals acting in a professional capacity who can't seem to keep their reason, ethics or emotions in check when it comes to Dorrell. It's not about UCLA football anymore for Dorrell's campaigners in the press, and it hasn't been for some time (none of them are UCLA grads, oddly). For us UCLA grads it has ALWAYS been about UCLA football and NOTHING more.
Obviously Kurt has no clue what it means to be a Bruin.

He has no clue what the tradition of our athletic programs (including our football team’s) mean to our community.

If he any idea he wouldn’t have tested the resolve and tenacity of the Bruin Nation.

His pathetic stunt has destroyed his credibility forever, and it turned a joker football coach into the most reviled head coach in the history of UCLA encompassing major revenue athletics program.

No wonder he is losing it just like the sorry football tradition of his alma mater.

GO BRUINS.