@winsord: He has also said the same thing with a different spin on it every so often. It usually generates the same kind of "White male privilege" which can borderline on the ignorance of Dan's own original statement, face it folks it's not fair when people reduce all of his accomplishments down to his skin colour and gender.
When he says it's more enjoyable to ignore politics, it ignores the fact that a lot of people don't have that luxury.
I enjoy ignoring criminals. Am I disrespecting or failing to recognize those who were robbed?
Of course not.
Sometimes the people on this site... I mean even in a thread specifically about dumb statements, somebody wants to politicize it. NEOGAF 2.0.