Perhaps the Funniest Post-Brexit Tantrum Yet, Courtesy of The New York Times
So this apparently passes as intelligent commentary among The New York Times set and tantrum-throwing "Remain" pajama boy voters in Britain.
Namely, a perpetual adolescent who acknowledges:
Since my late teens, every effort I have ever exerted has been with the intention of escaping Alresford. And yet, I am an early-career academic and so I am forced to move back, every summer, to live with my parents because I cannot afford to pay rent elsewhere after my temporary teaching contract ends."
Nevertheless, he openly fantasizes about its utter obliteration and return to a state of nature, lamenting the area's "Brexit" vote to declare independence from the European Union:
Sometimes, in the summer, I walk up the hill and I look out over it, the housing development on one side and…[more]
Many colleges and universities today are inhospitable to freedom of speech, freedom of assembly and freedom of thought. It’s not an exaggeration or an over generalization, it’s simply a matter of fact.
From “trigger warnings,” “safe spaces” and “microaggessions” to campaigns to “disinvite” controversial speakers and even some successful drives to fire allegedly racist and sexist faculty members, U.S. campuses have become enclaves of illiberal learning and leftist orthodoxy.
Allowing students to indulge their censorious impulses is bad…