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Special snowflakes don't like "war criminal" Madeline Albright

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by JohnHammond, May 11, 2016.

  1. JohnHammond

    JohnHammond Well-Known Member

    This was posted on a different thread, but it might deserve it's own thread. Twenty-eight Scripps College professors "vowed to not share the stage" when Albright delivers a commencement address Saturday. Seems the lesson to be learned is cry if someone you don't like has chance to speak.

    War criminal or role model? Madeline Albright as Scripps College commencement speaker hits a nerve

  2. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Among those joining the discussion on the Scripps campus is Nicole Zwiener, a senior majoring in media studies who said she had hoped to hear from someone like Rupi Kaur, a feminist writer and photographer, or Emily Schuman, a Scripps alumna who launched the popular lifestyle blog Cupcakes and Cashmere.

    Really, though, how can Albright's resume compare to being a food blog industry leader?

  3. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    "In my view, we are posturing politically on somebody else's dime ... Winning!"
  4. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    Wait, aren't there all these cupcake wars out there? Someone should think of all that suffering ...
  5. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    This really doesn't deserve its own thread. No need to pay any attention to these jackholes.
    Hokie_pokie likes this.
  6. Fly

    Fly Well-Known Member

    Imagine how much tax money is being shuttled to Haliburton Baking.
    HanSenSE likes this.
  7. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    OK, so they don't share the stage with her. So what?
  8. JohnHammond

    JohnHammond Well-Known Member

    The problem is some faculty members think they will be missed if they aren't present.
    Hokie_pokie and YankeeFan like this.
  9. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    If you work for a relatively large company or attend a major university, they're going to occasionally make deals/partnerships/invite speakers that piss you off. The only way to avoid these "moral conundrums" is to not work for big company or attend a university. Work from home and get your degree from the University of Phoenix.
  10. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    "College professors high on own farts" is not exactly man bites dog.
    Hokie_pokie likes this.
  11. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    I've known professors who would throw themselves into traffic if it meant getting to skip commencement.
  12. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    This one would ...
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