Ordinarily I ignore the “Tom Woods Letter” emails that contribute to the clutter in my Yahoo inbox; but this evening’s item is so essential in identifying a seasonal scourge that I feel obligated to share it with my fellow anti-racists. Titled, “There’s White Privilege in Your Pumpkin Spice Latte”, it reads as follows:
The crazies always seem to out-crazy themselves. They out-crazy themselves faster than you can think up ways they could get any crazier.
Not long ago, a scholarly journal called GeoHumanities published an article by two academics called “The Perilous Whiteness of Pumpkins.”
One of those academics describes her academic interests as including “Southern cultures, gender, food studies in the humanities, feminist theories, Appalachian studies, public humanities, oral history practices, and the intersections of race, class, and gender in American literature and society.”
You get the idea.
Here’s my challenge to you: imagine what the abstract for this paper…
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