“As Oscar Wilde should have said, when bad ideas have nowhere else to go they emigrate to America and become university courses.” – Frederic Raphael
Welcome back to Balladeer’s Blog, the only site on the web that truly criticizes American Liberals and American Conservatives equally. I’ve loved using the above quote for years when dealing with the hilariously pretentious asses called American Liberals. More specifically the pompous and narrow-minded Faculty Lounge Fascists, of whom Barack Obama is the most comical example. These people pretend they’re “educated” (a word they say like a haughty baroness from a bad Gothic romance) but are merely credentialed in ever-narrower fields of study.
These people don’t know anything that they weren’t told to think while in a classroom setting, and they blather on about their tiny area of interest with the same laughable snobbery shown by the Comic Book Guy on The Simpsons. They will grandly pretend they’re fit to decide if someone is qualified to speak about “gender theory” or “transracial-heteronormativity in the Patriarchy” or whatever other subjects that have been invented by the bureaucrats who masquerade as educators here in the 21st Century.
Here’s a breakdown on why it’s fun to confuse them with that Frederic Raphael quote: Continue reading