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Hopefully he means his own.
No, he's going into peep show booths with a blacklight and a magnifying glass.
Asking the tough questions about vaccina.... Dr. Seuss, excuse me:

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1366839217159090180

Quote:A Fox News reporter asked Jen Psaki today about why Biden didn't mention Dr. Seuss in his statement about Read Across America Day. I can't believe Psaki didn't laugh her out of the press room.

Video at the link.
Why can't Fox News stop talking about Dr. Seuss, especially during such a busy news period?  The network is still struggling to establish an identity for itself in a post-Trump world, according to this op-ed.

There's a lot more at the link, and it's totally worth a read.  

https://www.vox.com/2021/3/2/22309176/fo...news-biden

Quote:Conservative media turned 2021’s National Read Across America Day into an epic culture war meltdown.

On Tuesday morning and into the afternoon, programming on Fox News and Fox Business ceaselessly harped upon the purported “cancellation” of legendary children’s author Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, as the latest example of woke liberalism run amok — conveniently ignoring the fact that Dr. Seuss has not, in fact, been canceled.

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Dr. Seuss was an even bigger topic on Newsmax — a Trumpier, further right alternative to Fox News — where it was mentioned more than 20 times during the network’s Wake Up America morning show.

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In a world where 2,000 Americans are still dying each day from Covid-19, and Congress is grappling with issues like a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill and major voting rights reforms, this level of focus on Dr. Seuss would be silly no matter what. But making it even more ridiculous is the fact that five minutes of research indicates all the outrage is much ado about very little.

The right-wing outrage over Dr. Seuss can be traced back to a February 26 article in Ben Shapiro’s Daily Wire publication about a left-wing educators group that encouraged public schools to stop “connecting Read Across America Day with Dr. Seuss,” citing “racial undertones” in some of his books. The two are linked, as the National Education Association has previously used March 2, Geisel’s birthday, as an opportunity to encourage literacy.

At least one school district — the Loudoun County public school system in northern Virginia — did indeed decide to try to separate Read Across America Day from Dr. Seuss, providing guidance to schools “to not connect Read Across America Day exclusively with Dr. Seuss’ birthday.”

The Daily Wire cited this guidance as evidence that Dr. Seuss was being “canceled.” In response to the outrage the article generated, Loudoun County schools released a statement trying to correct the record.

“Dr. Seuss books have not been banned in Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS),” it says, adding later: “We continue to encourage our young readers to read all types of books that are inclusive, diverse and reflective of our student community, not simply celebrate Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss books have not been banned and are available to students in our libraries and classrooms, however, Dr. Seuss and his books are no longer the emphasis of Read Across America Day in Loudoun County Public Schools.”

Then, on March 1, President Joe Biden released a statement about Read Across America Day that broke with years of precedent by not mentioning Dr. Seuss. This led to headlines like, “Biden CANCELS Dr. Seuss.”

More fuel was added to the right-wing outrage fire on Tuesday, when Dr. Seuss Enterprises, the company that publishes and licenses the author’s work, announced that six Seuss books will no longer be published because they portray people of color “in ways that are hurtful and wrong.”

Why is this reevaluation of Dr. Seuss happening now? In part, it has to do with a 2019 study conducted by a nonprofit linked with Read Across America Day called Learning for Justice that concluded Seuss’s works traffic in “Orientalist tropes” and “anti-Blackness.” 

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That study led to a reevaluation of some of Seuss’s work, including the six books that Dr. Seuss Enterprises is no longer publishing. But there is no indication this private company’s decision resulted from pressure from the “woke mob,” and it’s not as though Dr. Seuss’s works are being pulled from the shelves of libraries and bookstores.

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But in the months since Donald Trump lost the presidency, right-wing media and Republican members of Congress have leaned into so-called “cancel culture” as a way to make the case against Democrats without having to discuss policy or really anything of substance at all. Instead, Republicans have used insinuations that Democrats want to prohibit traditions that are central to conservative identities. In short, they’re stoking the grievances of their base.

The last week has seen a couple noteworthy examples of this. Perhaps most absurdly, right-wingers spent days getting mad about Hasbro’s purported cancellation of Mr. Potato Head.

It turned out that all the fuming over Mr. Potato Head rested on a misinterpretation of a Hasbro press release. While the brand is now being referred to as “Potato Head,” Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head are not being “canceled” by the company — they will live on as characters in the broader Potato Head universe.

Yet even after Hasbro cleared up the confusion, conservatives at CPAC kept bringing up Mr. Potato Head’s pronouns as an example of liberal woke-ism gone wild.

By Tuesday morning, the Dr. Seuss and Mr. Potato Head claims had merged into a single object of right-wing performative outrage. During a Fox & Friends interview, for instance, Donald Trump Jr. used a question about Dr. Seuss to rail against liberal “cancel culture” in general.

This might seem silly — and it is. But Republicans and their media enablers use this sort of culture war grievance to avoid talking about real issues, including those they advocate for that are unpopular.

One egregious example of this came during Fox & Friends First’s interview on Tuesday with Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC). Despite the fact that both BuzzFeed and the Washington Post published exposés in recent days detailing numerous accusations of sexual harassment against him, Cawthorn was not asked a single question about that. Instead, he was given an opportunity to complain at length about the fake cancellation of Dr. Seuss.
I mean, this "Neanderthal thinking" will actually lead to some folks... going extinct.

But yes, let's pretend we didn't just have a trashmouth president who shit-talked everyone.
Speaking of the "Neanderthal" thing, Sen. Blackburn was on Fox earlier today: 

https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1367550849585733635

Quote:Marsha Blackburn responds to Biden's "Neanderthal" comments w/ impassioned defense of Neanderthals: "Neanderthals are hunter-gatherers, they're protectors of their family, they're resilient, they're resourceful, they tend to their own. So I think Joe Biden needs to rethink [it]."

Video at the link.
Folks who don't believe in evolution shouldn't be allowed to talk about prehistoric hominids!
Can't people just compromise and accept that if there is a god maybe evolution is HOW He did it all? It's always got to be one or the other. Either its we evolved from protozoa or the giant magic man in the sky did it. I know it's difficult to decide which sounds more believable..
I mean, Neanderthals were cool with mixed marriages and had respect for the dead, so they're already a leg up on modern-day Republicans.
Tucker Carlson went on another one of his trademark misogynistic rants, this time attacking reporter Taylor Lorenz for detailing her own experiences with online harassment on International Women's Day:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/tucker...d=msedgntp

Quote:His targets included old favs Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama, as well as Meghan Markle (“a manipulative opportunist”), his coverage of whom he prefaced by complaining about the media coverage of her Oprah interview. Bizarrely, his diatribe then turned to New York Times internet culture reporter Taylor Lorenz, who had tweeted earlier in the day about her experience with online harassment:

"For international women’s day please consider supporting women enduring online harassment. It’s not an exaggeration to say that the harassment and smear campaign I’ve had to endure over the past year has destroyed my life. No one should have to go through this."

Carlson, perhaps inspired by his frequent guest Glenn Greenwald—who had already devoted a thread to Lorenz’s tweet (and erupted thousands of words on her previously)—used Lorenz as an example of “the most powerful people claiming to be powerless.” With venom so pointed as to be obsessive, he described Lorenz as “far younger than prominent New York Times reporters used to be, she’s also much less talented,” and “at the top of journalism’s repulsive little food chain.”

“You’d think Taylor Lorenz would be grateful for the remarkable good luck she’s had, but no, she’s not,” he said. Got that kid? Shut up, and leave the complaining to the millionaires on Fox News!

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In an interview last year, Lorenz said, “The internet is my life.” Leaving judgments aside and taking her words at face value, you can see how Gamergate-like attacks could destroy said very online life. Nothing in Lorenz’s tweet suggested that “no one’s suffering quite as much as Taylor Lorenz is suffering,” as Carlson attempted to twist her words into implying. She merely (albeit with dramatic flair) attempted to express how her quality of life, as she previously knew it, had diminished.

Carlson’s decision to pick on this young reporter and parade her as an example of what’s wrong with progressives and/or women today is ghoulish. He chanted her name like a mantra, which Lorenz tweeted her suspicions about:
They're going to go after parental locks next, I guess:

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/harris-faulk...to-stream/

Quote:Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner railed against the canceling of Dumbo and Peter Pan on Wednesday, despite the fact that the movies are still available to stream on Disney+.

Faulkner invited Radio host Jason Rantz to discuss Disney’s decision to fire Mandalorian star Gina Carano — who was let go from the Star Wars franchise after claiming that present-day Republicans face similar oppression as Jewish people during the Holocaust.

Faulkner later interjected to note that Disney+ has also recently “quietly pulled” the films Dumbo, Peter Pan, Swiss Family Robinson, and The Aristocats from the platform’s children’s profile.

“The four films that have been pulled from the children’s profile still remain on the adult profiles on Disney+ but now come with an advisory warning,” she said.

She noted that company labeled the move as “a bid to reconcile its history of using racist stereotypes and negative depictions in these films.”

“These stereotypes were wrong then and are wrong now,” the advisory continues. “Rather than remove this content, we want to acknowledge its harmful impact, learn from it and spark conversation to create a more inclusive future together.”

“This is like if cancel culture got together with the nanny state and said, ‘Let’s party!'” Faulkner cracked — earning an “absolutely” from Rantz.
Aren't these the same clowns who lost their minds over Janet Jackson's titty during a halftime show?
The New York Times responded to Tucker Carlson's latest gross attack of reporter Taylor Lorenz:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/tv/news/ny-tim...d=msedgntp

Quote:The New York Times responded Wednesday to Tucker Carlson one day after the Fox News host targeted reporter Taylor Lorenz during his primetime show.

"In a now familiar move, Tucker Carlson opened his show last night by attacking a journalist," said a statement from the paper's communications team. "It was a calculated and cruel tactic, which he regularly deploys to unleash a wave of harassment and vitriol at his intended target."

The statement, posted to Twitter, went on, "Taylor Lorenz is a talented New York Times journalist doing timely and essential reporting. Journalists should be able to do their jobs without facing harassment."

A Fox News spokesperson said in response that "no public figure or journalist is immune to legitimate criticism of their reporting, claims or journalistic tactics."
Carlson won’t rest until some loon attacks Lorenz:

https://mobile.twitter.com/TaylorLorenz/...8463112205

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Video at the link:

https://twitter.com/NikkiMcR/status/1369463184978042881

Quote:Tucker Carlson accuses Joe Biden of trying to feminize the military, argues China is ramping up it's military masculinity.
What are we gonna do about this fucking guy?
Point at him and make a jerkoff motion??
(03-11-2021, 01:27 PM)Iron Maiden Wrote: [ -> ]Video at the link:

https://twitter.com/NikkiMcR/status/1369463184978042881

Quote:Tucker Carlson accuses Joe Biden of trying to feminize the military, argues China is ramping up it's military masculinity.

In the Navy they had uniforms specifically made for women who were pregnant and that was during the Trump administration; Unless you're an incel fuckboy, I have no idea what any of that means.  The fuck does masculinity have anything to do with doing your job?

It'd be funny if it weren't for the fact that there are plenty of idiots who take this shit seriously.
(03-11-2021, 03:45 PM)ska oreo Wrote: [ -> ]In the Navy they had uniforms specifically made for women who were pregnant and that was during the Trump administration; Unless you're an incel fuckboy, I have no idea what any of that means. The fuck does masculinity have anything to do with doing your job?
The problem is the part where you're coming at this from a perspective wherein the purpose of the U.S. Armed Forces is to be a prepared and capable force for protecting American interests at home and abroad and enacting the military portion of U.S. foreign policy, rather than a bunch of Big Strong Men barreling into buildings full of scary brown people to shoot them with Very Big Guns so that people who've never actually served in the military themselves can feel less insecure about their tiny penises.
Princess Leia was a general, Tucker! Would you look as good in that bikini AND command the Rebellion, wimp?
Sen. Duckworth has something to say:

https://twitter.com/TammyforIL/status/13...carlson%2F

Quote:F*ck Tucker Carlson. While he was practicing his two-step, America’s female warriors were hunting down Al Qaeda and proving the strength of America’s women. 

Happy belated International Women’s Day to everyone but Tucker, who even I can dance better than.

...and we all know it was his female partner who did all the hard work.
oh Damn.
Carlson raised the ire of a lot of important people:

https://twitter.com/US_SpaceComCSEL/stat...2894025729

Quote:Drama TV - my response to Mr. Carlson’s comments on women in the Armed Forces.  @TuckerCarlson

Video at the link.
I love how the debate is over how effectively our military can kill, kill, kill!!!

Clearly America is #1 at killing people. And #2, probably.
(03-11-2021, 03:58 PM)commodorejohn Wrote: [ -> ]
(03-11-2021, 03:45 PM)ska oreo Wrote: [ -> ]In the Navy they had uniforms specifically made for women who were pregnant and that was during the Trump administration; Unless you're an incel fuckboy, I have no idea what any of that means. The fuck does masculinity have anything to do with doing your job?
The problem is the part where you're coming at this from a perspective wherein the purpose of the U.S. Armed Forces is to be a prepared and capable force for protecting American interests at home and abroad and enacting the military portion of U.S. foreign policy, rather than a bunch of Big Strong Men barreling into buildings full of scary brown people to shoot them with Very Big Guns so that people who've never actually served in the military themselves can feel less insecure about their tiny penises.
Oh shit, you right.  My bad.
Pretty much sums up tonight's show:

https://twitter.com/UrbanAchievr/status/...1506759681

Quote:Tucker’s going to go from whipping up a mob against Taylor Lorenz to crying that he’s an oppressed victim of some Pentagon press officer without skipping a beat

take a drink every time he says “if they can do it to me, they’ll do it to you”

Objectively, it was the right thing for the military to defend the honor of its servicewomen.

I'll pass on the drinking game.  Sounds dangerous.
Jon Stewart really doesn't need to dunk on Tucker Carlson anymore, but he did it anyway:

https://twitter.com/jonstewart/status/13...7068027912

Quote:I called Tucker Carlson a dick on National television. It’s high time I apologize...to dicks. Never should have lumped you in with that terrible terrible person.
Can Stewart just come and ruin this man's career again? That would be lovely.
Finally, a reaction video that's somehow even worse than reaction videos as a general category!
What reaction? Its the same stupid face he makes all the time!
To paraphrase Bill Hicks, Tucker looks like a dog that's just been shown a card trick.
I hate to keep bringing up Carlson's show, but it's really having a slimy week:

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/sean-davis-is-a-douchebag/

Quote:Federalist contributor Sean Davis is a frequent guest on Tucker Carlson Tonight, and on Wednesday made the rather stunning accusation that the behavior of a New York Times reporter is just like a creepy pedophile stalking a children’s school for prey.

Tucker Carlson seemed amused by this metaphor, and ran with it, ignoring the fact that it was a hideously irresponsible trope to amplify, particularly in light of the death threats this reporter, Taylor Lorenz, has received after Carlson very vocally attacked her earlier in the week.

Lorenz’s beat for the New York Times is “American culture and technology,” a fascinating and important one, given the raft of emerging platforms that are quickly inspiring massive behavioral changes in American youth.

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But Davis absurdly twisted that role. He suggested to Carlson’s millions of viewers that, because Lorenz’s job is to report on digital trends among our youth, she is the internet’s version of a dangerous pedophile, cruising social media platforms in her metaphorical van, handing out candy to unsuspecting kids.

That’s not parody, here’s what he said of Lorenz:

“She’s actually the journalism equivalent of the creeper, cruising the schoolyard, asking the kids if they want any free attention in The New York Times,” he said. “She stalks teenagers on the internet.”