Shame on Parx


Ah geesh.  I spotted this ad in a blog post on and immediately went into say-it-ain't-so mode.

Then, I clicked on the Parx Casino site and saw that it was. Parx is having an "I Have a Dream Sweepstakes" that concludes on the Martin Luther King Federal holiday on Monday. The reference, of course, is to the slain civil rights leader's 1963 speech calling for an end to racism.

How tasteless.

Someone over there really wasn't thinking when they dreamed this baby up. It's not to late, though, to regroup.

King, by the way, would have been 84 today.