1. The Misanthtropic: Name something about humanity you absolutely hate.
thinking of Columbia University here. I’m thinking that if I were
parent with a Freshman or maybe even a sophomore at Columbia, I’d have
to at least consider paying tuition to another University next year. I
am mot interested in supporting the the kind of bullshit that went on
there over the last few weeks.
With tuition costs
at Columbia University ranging from $17,000 to $34,000 per year, I
think I could support an educational institution elsewhere that wasn’t
headed up by a board of dumbasses and a complete idiot at the School of
International & Public Affairs at Columbia . Another thing to keep
in mind is that most speakers and lecturers are paid by the institution
that invite their lecturers. I don’t know if they paid him to speak but
I would not be at all surprised if they had.
committee had to approve giving Mahmoud Ahmadinejad a platform in which
to try and pull the wool over everyone’s eyes, use the opportunity to
further blast and impune the US in Iran and the Arab world by giving
him a forum in which to share to his insanity.
Here are the two links I found with the complete transcript of the event:
The Washington Post published only Ahmadinejad’s speech.
2. The Meretricious: Expose something or someone that’s phony, fraudulent or bogus.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad; not that he needed me to expose him as any of these things.
US News & World Report found 10 Things about him I didn’t know.
BBC News did this piece on him last year.
And if you need extra-special proof, here’s his "blog". Be sure to check the "English" option to eyeball his blather.
3. The Malcontent: Name something you’re unhappy with.
Lee Bollinger, President, Columbia University
he makes it pretty clear that disagreed with John Coatsworth’s (Acting
Dean of the School of International & Public Affairs) decision to
invite Ahmadinejad but it was
not an especially bright or effective strategy to invite him and then
insult him especially if the goal is to persuade Iran, Syria or the world of the case against him.
4. The Meritorious: Give someone credit for something and name it if you can.
Here are some good pieces regarding the Columbia debaucle:
5. The Mirror: See something good about yourself and name it
6. The Make-Believe: Name something you wish for.
wish people would think for themselves instead of blindly swallowing
the rhetoric and bullshit the media throws at the public at large about
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