Britain isn’t America. But that doesn’t stop us letting out a collective groan when we see the same loopy opinions wheeled out in complex and nuanced debates.
Yesterday, the author of Critical Race Theory: A Primer, Berkeley law professor Khiara Bridges, appeared at a Senate hearing about the overturning of Roe v Wade. She gave a masterclass in a form of pseudy smugness we’ve come to expect from the academic-activist industrial complex in recent years.
For example, Professor Bridges accused a questioner of transphobia when asked whether she meant ‘women’ when using the phrase ‘people with a capacity for pregnancy’. Mr S thought readers might enjoy watching some of the highlights:
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