A law professor at D.C.’s Washington College of Law at American University, who is identified with civil rights issues, discovered that someone had posted a handwritten flyer reading “All Lives Matter” on his door.
A normal, proportionate, hinged, response would be to ponder the multifaceted nuances of those three words, muse quickly about why anyone would feel moved to leave such a message anonymously, and worry about the Nationals starting pitching, perhaps. Ah, but this is 2016, so hinged is uncool and so 2008. Thus the faculty member complained to the Dean and the faculty, who both felt that writing “all lives matter” on a flyer is perilously close to hanging a noose or writing KKK or burning a cross: Racial harassment and intimidation!
Quoth Claudio Grossman, the Dean: Continue reading