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Off the Record

Greta: Cleveland Cavaliers' insensitive 'Dirty Dancy' spoof was a group effort in tone-deafness

By Greta Van Susteren

Let's go "Off the Record" for a minute. It was stupid at best, and certainly cringe-worthy. I'm talking about Cleveland Cavaliers' in-game promo Wednesday night. It was supposed to be a spoof on "Dirty Dancing," but it was lame. Some even say that it was an attempt to inspire domestic violence.

What surprised me is this is not a brainchild of one tone-deaf person. It had to be a group effort. At a minimum, it required someone to come up with the idea, another to sign a contract and do it, two actors, I'm sure a producer, a cameraman or two, and a Cavalier marketing executive - or two or maybe three - and no doubt, other Cavalier executives green-lighting this video. 

No, it is not the worst. And the Cavaliers have since apologized for the video. But how do you find so many tone-deaf people in one place, at the same time, to agree to the same dumb idea? What are the odds? Apparently, pretty high in Cleveland. 

That's my "Off the Record" comment.