Cognitive Dissonance

"Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!" - Allen Ginsberg

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stfuconservatives:

alexholzbach:

The FSU College Republicans hosted an affirmative action bake sale to show how discriminatory the policy is.

Just as educational institutions (and even some employers) split their applicants up and give them different advantages or disadvantages based solely on the color of their skin, we did the same. We gave full cookies to blacks and Hispanics, half cookies to whites and quarter cookies to Asians.

The protest went off without a hitch, save the occasional expletive-infused attack by campus liberals. SGA and the University didn’t get involved, which is good considering these types of events have been shut down by liberal administrations throughout the country.

We had many respectful and logical debates and changed a lot of people’s minds with the literature we gave out. I’ll post a copy of that sheet when I get it back. 

Anyway, here are a few pictures that I promised I’d put up. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to get any of myself. Nonetheless, you get the idea.

Jaw-dropping.

The image of a bunch of self-satisfied white kids handing a Black person a cookie and screaming “I HOPE YOU’RE HAPPY NOW!!!” is probably a lot more evocative than they realize.

Are you fucking kidding me? This is just drenched in wrong sauce.

Filed under discrimination race GOP Oops you're a racist STOP QUOTING MLK LIKE YOU GET IT! Seriously? college

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    I love the MLK Jr quote, when MLK Jr was a firm supporter of affirmative action-style policies. But, let modern day...
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    This gives me a headache.
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    Are you shitting me? Again, are you shitting me?
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    These motherfuckers… To make this analogy work you’d need more than half of the White kids to be heirs to cookie...
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    The point of affirmative action is to help people who have a lower chance of getting jobs due to centuries of racism...
  13. angerliz reblogged this from sunisup and added:
    Reblogged for commentary obviously. As someone who’s done Wage Gap/Feminist bakesales, the use of that sort of model to...
  14. sunisup reblogged this from pseudo-tsuga and added:
    GROSS.
  15. pseudo-tsuga reblogged this from morismako and added:
    Wow. This is disgusting. How about reading some of MLK JR.’s other words? You might learn something if you’re not too...
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    i thought i couldn’t despise republicans more but….
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    These motherfuckers, I can’t even.
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    Oh yeah, I totally understand where you’re coming from. Affirmative Action gives those who deserve it an opportunity...
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    FSU’s college republicans decided it...host an anti-affirmative
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    Well, I feel for your mom but that is not always the case. My whole family is of Cuban/Spanish decent and if it weren’t...
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    I am just leaving this here. I, too, as Cameron said above, am very happy I did not see this yesterday. Are you fucking...
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