Pissed Off Rednecks and Angry Vertebrates


The viral video that you (may or may not) have heard all about:

Plus, Pharyngula has an interesting reaction to the above video. An excerpt:

OK, you know why you are “controversial”? It’s because you say idiotic things like that.

You are part of real America. I’m one of those liberal college professors, and I’m also part of real America. I come from a family of blue-collar factory workers, and they’re part of real America. Those black teenagers getting shot in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri? Also real Americans. You don’t get to appropriate the term “American” as only rightfully belonging to rural rednecks. It’s that selfish, unthinking self-righteousness that rankles.

Oh, America. Will you ever be at peace with yourself?

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