Athletes Making People Look Like Ants

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Athletes Making People Look Like Ants
Eric Gay/Associated Press

Forget race and religion. Let's talk about the most unspoken discrimination of all: size-ism.

In so many ways, this world was not built with the needs of giant people in mind. Tall and enormous humans are everywhere—they move among us, patiently ducking through doors and cramming into shoebox-sized automobiles.

How these rangy individuals deal with the rampant size-ism of telephone booths and stadium seats is beyond me. I can only imagine Yao Ming constantly fights the temptation to upend a Smart Car and scream "NO! Stop it! I am not too big! You people are just children!"

Fair enough, Yao. Maybe we are just ants. You and your fellow giants in the sports world certainly make it look that way. Here's the proof.

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