|The stuff controversies are made of: Google's Doodle honoring Cesar Chavez.|
Remember that Google Doodle everybody tried to make a big deal about a few months ago? You know, the doodle of Cesar Chavez posted on Easter Sunday? The one that some right-wingers first claimed was Hugo Chavez, but even when corrected, still tried to claim that, by honoring Cesar Chavez (on his birthday) instead of Jesus Christ (on his resurrection), Google was attacking religion?
Well, some people are apparently still upset about it.
So upset, in fact, that they've taken to pestering Google at its shareholders meeting. A group called the National Center for Public Policy Research announced yesterday that they recently sent someone to the meeting to ask Google reps what they thought about "offending millions, if not billions," of Christians worldwide by choosing to honor Chavez.
And, they boasted, they got an apology.More »