November 13, 2015

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA REJECTS 9/11 REMEMBRANCE BECAUSE IT MIGHT INCITE RACISM. Plus perhaps the haunting fear that the kids might find parallels between al-Qaeda’s successor and the university administrators, or so I’m told by the intellectual titans at Ms. Magazine.

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Related: Neo-Neocon wonders why the Mizzou poop swastika (now there’s three words I never thought I’d be typing in a row) is blamed for targeting black students. “Wouldn’t the natural target be Jews? I’m assuming there are some Jews at Mizzou who might be ripe for some persecuting:”

Thalia Sass, president of the Jewish Student Organization, was more emotional about the entire incident:

“I still think that when something like this happens, Jewish students feel threatened,” Sass said. “I was actually really mad about this because I heard about it from a Maneater* [student newspaper] reporter. It happened on the 24th, and we’re only talking about it now? Why wasn’t JSO contacted earlier by Residential Life?”

The group plans on speaking to the residents of Gateway Hall during a mandatory residential meeting on Monday evening. They said they plan on talking about the history of the swastika and how it relates to Jewish people and the Holocaust.

Let us pause here and say: college students don’t already know this history? I realize that’s a rhetorical question, because at this point it’s actually very possible that many college students don’t know this history.

Oh, it’s definitely possible: