Do I, a Mexican man, find his comments about getting rid of the immigrants already in this country horribly offensive and racist? Yes. But if it means he'll deport the stupid idiots I'm related to, I'm on board, baby.
In a TMFS Sketch, we talk to the spokesperson for the Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas, that had a 9th grade Muslim child, Ahmed Mohamed, arrested for bringing a clock that he made to school.
We want our sons and daughters to enjoy campus life, learn by their own successes and failures, and blossom into independent adults. We also want to know whether they are eating fruits and vegetables because what if they get constipated? Or scurvy?
After my Twitter account got viciously hacked in February, I bid a fond farewell to 200,000 followers, and with it: my sanity, self-respect and good judgement... all of which were in short supply to begin with.
The buttinskies don't get it. They can't even fathom the notion that Trump's war on political correctness is righteous or corrective. Trump's colorful insistence that offensive comments aren't suppressible let alone punishable, is downright thrilling -- and essential -- to some of us.
Admittedly this scientific endeavor did go downhill shortly after that, especially when one of the staff dared me to try and find the toilet with the eye shield engaged. However I do feel our understanding of the universe was advanced slightly.
"So...The Thing...pretty crazy, right?" "Which Thing?" The Internet Thing? The Person did that controversial Thing!" "Oh, that Thing. Everyone's been talking about that Thing." "Pretty crazy, right?" "Awful."
David Nihill, an Irish-born funny person and entrepreneur has now hosted three such conferences, one in New York and two in San Francisco, and judging from the participant feedback, he may be on to something:
If Trump wins in 2016, I'm not actually going to do anything. I might tell people that I'm moving to Switzerland, but that's a flat-out lie. The reality is, my life wouldn't even suffer much under a Trump presidency.