Here's what Teri Hatcher said that some people found offensive:
"Before we go any further, can I check those diplomas? ‘Coz I just want to make sure they’re not from some med school in the Philippines."
What's the big deal here? It's a joke, and it reminded us of the nursing exams fiasco and the inept handling of the situation by the arroyo administration. But some people are overreacting.
More: Now Malacanang gets in on the action and demands Desperate Housewives' apology for "racial slur."
Ahhhh, if only Laguardia's MTRCB were in control...
UPDATE: Michelle Malkin comments.
UPDATE: ABC has apologized for slur.
Sabi ni Michelle Malkin sa apology ng ABC:
That was fast. Yesterday, I reported on the bubbling discontent of Jesse Jackson Filipinos demanding an apology from the “Desperate Housewives” show for a joke about Filipino medical schools.
Looks like playing the grievance card worked. The show has apologized...
Exit question: Will Filipinos demand sensitivity training and p.c. rehab?
Exit question number two: Who will step up and replace Islamic Rage Boy with Filipino Rage Doctor?
Isa pa ito...