Via Sara Hoyt, writing at Instapundit: Star Wars Proves Feminists Are Clueless about Science Fiction [archived]
(Sorry for the clickbait, but I can’t take credit for any original thought. I ripped it right out of this title from an article on Jezebel.)
A definition I’ve come across several times, from H.L. Mencken:
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard.
The level of tomfoolery I’m seeing from several presidential candidates makes me suspect that we will indeed be getting it good and hard.
Source: Britannica Online
This Forbes article confirms some of my fears about Chipotle. I’m not a Chicken Little type on this subject; I can tolerate a certain amount of food-borne illness as a fact of life. Five instances in the last year is rather excessive, though, don’t you think?
While browsing channels a couple of evenings ago, I happened across the film adaptation of George Orwell’s “1984.” I was struck by the parallels between today’s enforcers of cultural sensitivity and the Party.
Reminder: “1984” was a warning, not a reference manual.
The New York Times is practically a national institution, which makes this all the more embarrassing: “the most pressing issue in 95 years.”
Miley Cyrus is called out for cultural appropriation because she sported dreadlocks, but Bruce Jenner is celebrated for appropriating female-ness.
Social justice is complicated.
Planned Parenthood attempt to explain away the darkness. Katy shines a light, instead.