The Weekly Roundup: What kind of fascists support free speech?
- The headlines we were tempted to run, and the commentary we couldn’t
Monday 30 January
Then again, binge-watching Parks and Recreation while eating “comfort food” for 72 hours straight will likely result in one having much more body to love.
Ah, what a feeling, to be loved.
The tolerant left strikes again.
Trump blasts college admins as ‘bad idea,’ offers counseling
A challenge to legitimacy by the legitimacy-challenged. This oughta be good.
This should get rid of ‘em.
Tuesday 31 January
How do you know? It could just be invisible and in need of unpacking, like that knapsack of white privilege.
Not much of a repurposing, was it?
You’d think they’re talking about a different type of “capping.”
Aww, does it have to?
It seems that when others speak up, it becomes more difficult for the professors to hear themselves.
Could they have come up with a more milquetoast name?
Demonizing the opposition is ever so effective in winning support.
Wednesday 1 February
See? It’s not that difficult.
He did learn at least one valuable lesson: GSA security does not mess around. They’re like the TSA, but with guns.
One supposes the imagery could be made more graphic, but wouldn’t that mess with the rhythm of the chants?
‘Bout time someone took notice of these administrators using their positions for political lobbying.
Leaving aside the question of why a college student would need instructions for packing an overnight bag…
Wait, no! Why does a college student need instructions for packing an overnight bag?
They don’t even know anymore...
Yeah, good luck with that.
Well, was it worth it?
Thursday 2 February
Who are the real fascists?
So if they try a work slowdown, does that mean their offense slows down or that halftime gets expanded?
Gee, we would have expected “fascists” to crack more skulls.
Something tells us they didn’t have a heck of a lot of persuading to do.
It seems all those accusations of “violence” were just projections.
Too bad, cuz they ain’t going anywhere.
Friday 3 February
To symbolize just how oppressed they feel?
Didn’t we already pass legislation guaranteeing freedom from government restrictions on expressive activity? We seem to recall there being some big debate toward the end of the 18th century...
Nope, it’s not a circus side-show.
Of course, the first thing district office staff are going to check is whether the students voted, and once they discern the answer they’ll feel quite safe filing those letters right next to the spent coffee filters.
Saturday 4 February
Their plan is to expose students as “bigots” for supporting free speech. Interesting that they don’t seem to have enough confidence in their own position to take credit for it.
Maybe they’re worried about people finding out that they hold repugnant views...