We begin this edition of Too Stupid To Survive with a quick visit to New Jersey Senator Corey Booker, during a hearing where DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was being questioned. One might think the Senators would confine themselves to questions relating to the security of the United States, but instead, the Democrats on the panel went full bull goose loony, relentlessly drilling her about Senator Dick Durban’s (D-Fabricator) claim Mr. Trump said “shithole” in a private meeting. Powerline reports booker’s pain:
I hurt! When Dick Durbin called me, I had tears of rage when I heard about his experience in that meeting, and for you not to feel that hurt and that pain and to dismiss some of the questions of my colleagues … when tens of millions of Americas are hurting right now because of what they’re worried about what happened in the White House, that’s unacceptable to me!
Riiiiiight. I can relate. I’m down with that bro. Whenever I hear that someone else uttered a mild obscenity, I cry tears of rage too, and know tens of millions feel my pain! Power to the senatorial snowflakes!
And in the realm of academia, where this series finds great inspiration, and more than a little derangement, this from Campus Reform:
A San Jose State University biology professor recently accused a Texas state legislator of being ‘bigoted’ for tweeting that there are only two genders.
In case you forgot how many genders there are,” Republican State Representative Briscoe Cain tweeted on December 21, attaching a picture of the XX and XY chromosomes.
Describing herself as a geneticist, Rachael French replied to the tweet with an extended harangue in which she impugned Cain’s motives and derided his understanding of biology.
Take the link for more of French’s obfuscation.
One user questioned French’s arguments, countering that saying ‘Sex and gender aren’t the same thing,’ isn’t at all a genetic statement. It’s a questionable sociological construct.
The scientific world breathlessly awaits French’s paper on the establishment of multiple, heretofore unknown genders. Who knew science was validated by the number of people indoctrinated by a theory?
And back, once more, to the academy, where a professor is urging students to break the law, as Campus Reform reports:
A professor recently encouraged students to break the law in order to ‘destroy’ the system of ‘white democracy,’ saying the American flag doesn’t even represent about half of them.
The Diablo Valley College Professor, Albert Ponce, advocated, among other things, that some should not rise for the Pledge of Allegiance.
Ponce argued that Americans ‘exist in a white supremacist, patriarchal, heteronormative, capitalist system,’ and that citizens should be violating laws that they believe perpetuate those conditions.
‘That’s the beauty of the law—if you write it, you can convince all of us to follow it,’ he said. ‘Just like all of us do today. When you shouldn’t. Many of the laws existing—we should be violating those laws.
Uh, no. We follow the law because it’s part of the social compact. We understand the consequences of living in a society without the rule of law, and prefer not to have to fight of people trying to kill us on a daily basis.
In other portions of his lecture, Ponce also suggested that the Constitution ‘should be called a white man’s constitution,’ and that Karl Marx was ‘one of the most profound thinkers in the history of Western philosophy.
I knew Marx was going to make an appearance sooner or later. Oh, Marx had profound thoughts indeed. Just ask the 100 million or so murdered by advocates of that kind of thinking. Or ask the Venezuelans still alive.
And finally, let’s take a trip to the nearest farmer’s market, where we discover the produce available is actually a tool of white oppression (certain gourds, maybe, but tomatoes?), courtesy of The Washington Times:
Two professors from San Diego State University claim in a new book that farmers’ markets in urban areas are weed-like “white spaces” responsible for oppression
Professors again. Why’d it have to be professors?
Pascale Joassart-Marcelli and Fernando J Bosco are part of an anthology released this month titled ‘Just Green Enough.’ The work, published by Routledge, claims there is a correlation between the ‘whiteness of farmers’ markets” and gentrification.
‘Farmers’ markets are often white spaces where the food consumption habits of white people are normalized,’ the SDSU professors write, the education watchdog Campus Reform reported Wednesday.
Uh, aren’t people of all colors able to pretty much eat whatever they want, prepared in any way that pleases them? Oh, and which veggies are inherently white?
The authors claim that negative externalities of ‘white habitus’ formed at farmers’ markets can be managed through ‘inclusive steps that balance new initiatives and neighborhood stability to make cities ‘just green enough.’
Hmmm. Let’s make a quick trip to the dictionary, gentle readers:
Negative: “Lacking positive qualities.”
Externalities: “The quality of state of being external,” or perhaps: a “secondary or unintended consequence.”
Habitus: “Body build and constitution especially as related to predisposition to disease.
Let’s see if I’m getting this straight: Joassart-Marcelli and Bosco are saying the secondary or unintended consequence lacking positive qualities of white body build and constitution especially as related to predisposition to disease somehow “balance new initiatives and neighborhood stability,” which somehow makes cities just Goldilocks enough.
American culture, particularly that represented by professors and New Jersey Senators may just be too stupid to survive.