White Prof Calls for ‘White Genocide’
An assistant history professor at Drexel University, George Ciccariello-Maher, got into some hot water recently when he tweeted, “All I Want for Christmas is White Genocide.”*
And in case we didn’t understand him, he added, “To clarify: when the whites were massacred during the Haitian revolution that was a good thing indeed.” BTW, the prof himself is white.
So who’s stopping him from moving to Haiti?
Now that he’s catching flak for it, the prof says he was only being satirical. But get this. He has “supporters” on line who insist that those who denounce his comments–well, they’re the ones who are “racist.” Not him.
How many times have I got to say this? People who love and respect their sons and daughters do not send them to a public university.
It’s where minds and morals go to die. Or rather, to be killed.
*Condemnation lit up Twitter after the comments from Ciccariello-Maher, an expert on Latin American social movements, were picked up by such conservative news sites as Breitbart News and The Daily Caller.
“What rock did this cretin crawl out from under?” Sean O’Reilly tweeted. Twitter user Camz wrote, “You want a white genocide, why not be the one who starts it and see where you end up. You coward.”
Drexel University, a private school with about 26,000 students, said in a statement on Sunday that it had contacted Ciccariello-Maher to schedule a meeting about the tweets.
Drexel said that although it recognized the right of faculty members to express their views, the comments were “utterly reprehensible, deeply disturbing, and do not in any way reflect the values of the University.”
Ciccariello-Maher said in an email on Monday that the tweets were only aimed at poking fun at white supremacists and that he and Drexel had become targets of a smear campaign.
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