We live in grotesquely mediocre times.

Remember the plain old mediocre times from like 10 years ago, when all we did was take for granted the blessings bestowed on us by our forefathers? Those are long gone. Now we’ve “progressed” toward believing those blessings, like freedom of religion and freedom of speech, are actually curses.

I’m not sure why the jihadists want to kill us so badly when we are clearly so ready and willing to put a bullet in our own head.

Not willing to be outdone, though, a professor across the pond has his foot on the gas on the road to stupid. This virtuoso from the University of Warwick in England, said parents who read to their kids should wrap themselves in a guilt blanket before they read to their children at night. Since they’re “unfairly disadvantaging other people’s children” by doing so.

The “smart” people increasingly think and talk like this. The same way that jihadists can be seen as victims of bullying because of a crappy cartoon is exactly how your college education can include a lecture on encouraging illiteracy in children.

If only this clown’s mother had lived by his rules and kept him from the learning the King’s English. Then we’d all be spared his special kind of stupid. But I’m sure this is a clear case of oppression for thee but not for me. There seems to be a lot of that going around lately.

And why stop at taking all those picture books and burning them in the front lawn to teach your kid a solid lesson about equality. Why am I and my eternal bigotry even feeding my children and keeping them from playing in traffic?

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