The Weekly Roundup: 'Leftist bigots' reveal themselves
- The headlines we were tempted to run, and the commentary we couldn’t.
Monday 3 April
They were worried about YAL “trending toward one certain political agenda,” so perhaps the SGA should abolish itself, too.
Sometimes, it’s not even that well-organized.
You’d think that they would bother teaching student journalists the definition of “libel,” but then that might have prevented them from booting a conservative columnist from the staff.
Diversity through segregation, eh? Interesting approach...
What? Like James Bond?
They already allow free speech on 0.003% of campus, so all they have to do is open up the remaining 99.997% and there won’t be a problem.
“You know, the library is kind of a cool place when it’s closed.”
Tuesday 4 April
Ironically, his words fit his own behavior much better than they do the pro-life protesters’.
Yep, we pretty much expect that sort of thing, these days…
At least they’re admitting they’re bigoted! The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem.
And here we had always thought that spray-painting hateful messages on public buildings was an essentially fascist thing to do.
“Nobody goes there anymore, it’s too crowded.”
We suspect the real issue was her assertion that students should “develop the skills to be successful in this world.”
Wednesday 5 April
We’re still a little skeptical about this one. Bear in mind that the kid made the claim on April Fool’s Day.
Perhaps she was worried about the optics of a professor protesting against the free exchange of ideas.
They’ve clearly been watching too much Archer.
And they actually made sandwiches, which seems somewhat contrary to the spirit of the event, but whatever.
All the more reason to get that Mars mission off the ground: perhaps then the AAUW will stop its whinging.
Thursday 6 April
Oops! Did we let the cat out of the bag?
That’s right. They lower a “Civility Flag” to half-mast whenever someone is uncivil on campus, presumably so the community knows to begin its self-flagellation.
How on earth is it not continuously at half-mast?
The school is immensely concerned that too many students would affect the professor’s ability to teach them all properly, but seems to have no such compunctions about forcing students to jeopardize their own safety by sitting in the aisles of a class they aren’t being allowed to take.
That makes a certain sordid sense. After all, without capitalism there would hardly be any work or traffic to disrupt.
Friday 7 April
Maybe that statistics course would have paid off, after all...
Somehow we don’t see Ann being driven from campus quite so easily.
That’s certainly a novel approach to teaching.
We half-expected this to be a reference to the classic Bush-ism, “is our children learning?”
Oh? Are there ways of being libertarian that would meet with SGA’s approval?
Saturday 8 April
Honestly, we would have thought that “‘till the stock of the Puritans die” would have been considered something of an aspirational line.
Sunday 9 April
Note the unintentionally-revealing use of the term “accomplices.”