…tty beats me into every room. Whenever I enter, she’s already there, in the minds of people I meet. Hers is an intoxicating stereotype, telling thin people that their bodies are a manifestation of their happiness and success, and that lecturing fat people on how to lose weight is a charitable act to save us from ourselves. I am so often seen through the thick fog of her sadness.
…aduate student, gotten their Ph.D., and then been a professor for many years, it looks like a ploy. The ploy appears to be to destroy higher education, to shift the tax burden onto the most educated rather than the most financially successful, and to disincentivize graduate school as a viable option for the majority of people who’d choose to pursue it otherwise.
…s to do the same. They kept protesting that this wasn’t what we believed in and it just felt wrong. But I told them that that sickening feeling in the pit of their stomachs was the same feeling we would’ve had if Hillary were President so there’s just no point in dwelling on it. Po-tay-to po-tah-to, kids, they’re all the same!