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Midget Wrestling: Entertainment or Brutal Exploitation?

Posted by Gilligan Henry Dorpfeld On July - 30 - 2009

One subject that I rarely see discussed on this site is the topic of Midget Wrestling. I was wondering why I rarely see any mention of little people, with the exception of a few off-color Hornswoggle jokes from time to time, of course.

The word "midget," itself, is now widely considered to be a racist term that is generally looked upon as being degrading to "little people" (the, newer, more politically correct term used for wee folk these days). 

For years Midget Wrestling was a permanent fixture as a sideshow of the WWF (now WWE) and featured a variety of midget wrestlers who would appear on wrestling cards all around the country with regularity. Little people have played a large role in the popularity of Professional...

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