• Rebecca Watson wrote a new post, WTF? US is OK with Saudis Beheading Human Rights Activists, on the site Skepchick 1 year, 8 months ago

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    We’re living in a time of absolute information overload. The week I’m recording this video, one of the US President’s staff is being convi […]

    • This is going to be one of those like when everyone said “If Hillary doesn’t win, a racist is going to be president.” as if that had never happened before in the entire history of the United States, isn’t it?

      It makes my blood boil too, and “boil” just happens to rhyme with the reason the US is fine with it. Well, one reason. (There is a pseudoleft faction so possessed by orientalism, they are totally fine ignoring Saudis or Iranians or whoever behaving badly, but they have no power outside of academia. However, more millennials support this faction than any previous generation.)