I’m really sick of this poor little white boy crap. By some biological fluke of chromosomes and through nothing done to merit it, you, as a white male, were handed an advantage in life. And you’re complaining because there’s Affirmative Action for people who’ve been abused and oppressed for centuries? Interesting how it’s only a problem when it’s happening to you. No one’s asking for the right to own you. No one’s expecting to be able to beat and rape you without any consequences. You just have a head start in the race, and it’s time someone else got a turn. I resent the implication that the only reason I’m here is because I’m female. I didn’t pay less than you did. In fact, I probably paid more for defying stereotypes and persevering despite living in a world dominated by men. The majority of the people who make the laws and run the country are white males. You don’t have to worry about them not letting you have control over your own uterus. You don’t have to worry that their policies will take away any of your rights (unless you’re a homosexual, atheist, etc.). So, those of you who think being a white male has made your life so incredibly difficult? Suck. It. Up. The politeness and factual basis of what I just said is irrelevant. The fact remains that I have a right to say it. And you have a right to disagree with me. That’s right. After all that ranting, the hardcore liberal, pro-choice, anti-Republican female actually supports the AA bake sale. Interestingly enough, the applicable quote for this situation is often misattributed to a white male: “I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” –Evelyn Hall
P.S. there is a longer version of this rant if you’re interested.