By Tim Graham ~
I have a confession: I’m one of many Americans who love watching The Great British Baking Show on Netflix. The episode that dropped on Friday tried to go from cookies (“biscuits”) and bread to “Mexican Week,” and you might guess this would be triggering for liberal Americans who think they are the most Mexican-sensitive Americans.
Over at the website Decider.com — which tells you what’s streaming on your TV — critic Meghan O’Keefe was having a cow under the headline:
‘The Great British Baking Show’ “Mexican Week” is a Disaster on So Many Levels.”
Meghan claimed to be a longtime fan of the show, “but this particular week — with its offensive stereotypes, befuddled bakers, and layered tres leches cakes — threatened to undo all the good will the show has accumulated over the years.” Oh, the “sins” that were committed! Sins of hubris!
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