Skip to main content

something smells rotten

Breibart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos is irreverent and funny but he is also dangerous. He is disarmingly witty, unabashedly and flamboyantly gay and yet is strongly white nationalist, Catholic, anti-feminist and pro-Trump. He is also hard to pin down and uses humor as a way to disarm and avoid being cornered.

Watch how Bill Maher tries and then grudgingly finally agrees to disagree. Kudos to Bill for having him on regardless.

Like many in the alt-right they don't come out at you as blatant racists but instead spin things around to say that the political correctness has gone to far and that white people shouldn't be made to be apologists for the suppression of other races.

Milo is smart and dodges questions with jokes but just watch one of his talks and how he puts people in their place when they criticize him and his platform.

Like Steve Bannon and Richard Spencer they form part of a dangerous movement that tries to wrap white nationalism in a another guise only that at the end of the day you can only use so much air freshener to no avail on the smell of rotten fish.

Comments

  1. No Kusos from me. I like Bill Maher, and generally enjoy his irreverence. But his defense of shtick compels him to give a pass to anyone whose tone is jocular, no matter the contest or underlying purpose for the delivery. I'm sure school yard bullies get in some witty zingers on their victims; no need to defend such "comedy."

    Maher enjoys his position as an iconoclast, and went out of his way to treat Milo as but a fellow comedian with whom he has minor disagreements. He treats Ann Coulterr the same way. He seems even to find Kellyamne Conway hilarious.

    And, as usual, when these vile provocateurs go after the trans community, Maher is all-too-happy to join. Watch the after-show clip. Milo says that he doesn't want confused men who think they're women in the bathroom with little girls, and Maher says that's reasonable. Milo says that trans women disproportionately commit sex crimes, and Maher doesn't question it. He instead, turns to the other panelists, and asks what they think of "weirdos" going to the bathroom.

    The other panelists included two African Americans, both of whom got so fed up with Milo that they told him to "f*ck off." whoch is another effect bullies and trolls like to have. To push decent people to the point of indecency so they can turn and point a disdainful finger back at them.

    Nah, no kudos to Bill. His point was to defend Milo as but a comedian unfairly targeted by people for harmless humor. That's not who Milo is.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. You are correct that Milo is dangerous which is what I say but I think Maher is trying to give fair chance which is why he also invites the odious Anne Coulter. It often does not play well and here it's a disaster because Milo does not bite and play his usual foul self. He couldn't afford to.

      Delete
    2. To Whatever, yeah's point, here's a link to an article on NYT today: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2017/02/18/us/ap-us-tv-maher-yiannopoulos.html?_r=0

      And a humorous quote: "...Yiannopoulos said that "the worst people on the far left and far right all hate me."

      Retorted Wilmore: "I think you're leaving out a lot of people."

      So true.

      Delete
    3. I must respectfully disagree here. I watched Maher. His goal was to defend Milo, and demonstrate that people who are offended by him are over sensitive whiny liberals.

      Delete
    4. You have a point whatever but I know that Maher tries to have guests on that vehemently disagree with him and admittedly having Milo on was pushing the envelope. I am not sure I would have handled him the same way mind you..

      Delete
    5. I had missed disgusting Milo's attack on trans people but will cover that in tomorrow's post....

      Delete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

looking past cross gender arousal

Jack’s latest Crossdreamers post got me thinking about cross gender arousal and how it could be avoided; also whether it even matters. This with particular focus on the inability to relate of someone on the outside looking in.

You see, sexuality is a very complicated thing to begin with and when you then add gender identity ambiguity it becomes a recipe to really confuse someone.

So imagine that you are a little boy who identifies as a girl but then along comes puberty and short circuits everything by having the sex you identify with also be the sex you are attracted to. For in essence this is what happens to all all male to female gender dysphoric trans persons who are attracted to women.

So I ask myself: can I imagine a scenario where this inherent contradiction would not produce sexual confusion? The answer is that I cannot.

I am in the unique position, like many of you, to have experienced an early identification with the feminine become sexualized later on. This brought confusion…

understanding the erotic component

I have written about crossed wires before in two separate posts. The idea is that one cannot pass through puberty and the development of sexual feelings for females and not have your pre-existing gender dysphoria be impacted through your psychosexual development. The hormone responsible for your libido is testosterone which is present in much stronger concentration in males and is why gynephilics are most likely to experience erotic overtones as the conflict between romantic external feelings and their pull towards the feminine become permanently intertwined.

Because I came from a deeply religious family where sex was not discussed much at all, I grew up with little access to information and was very much ignorant of matters relating to the subject. With no firsthand experience in intercourse until I married I was then faced with the reality that my ability to perform sexually had been deeply impacted by my dysphoric feelings. This began years of turmoil and self-deprecating thoughts …

another coming out

Recently I had lunch with one of the young estimators who occasionally works with me here in Toronto. We were chatting about work and our respective lives when she queried about my love life:

“So how is it going on that front. Meet anyone interesting lately?”

I reflected for a moment and then said:

“My situation is a little particular and if you don’t mind I can share something about myself”

She leaned in a bit and told me to please go ahead.

“I am trans” I said matter of factly.

She looked at me and smiled and said:

“Really? That’s so neat”

She is 35 years old and a lovely person which is why I knew I could confide in her. I then added that I had been reflecting on whether I would switch companies and begin working as Joanna and although she is totally open she also knows how conservative our business can be. So I told her that if I did decide to it would definitely be under a different umbrella.

Then yesterday I was coming back to my place and the lady who rents it to me, who is abo…