Which brings me to today's question: how in the name of the Flying Spaghetti Monster did I miss the fact that Vox Day has endorsed Ron Paul? I mean, that’s seventy-three levels of awesome! The misogynist, racist, Holocaust-endorsing, toddler-murder-supporting son of a tax cheat endorsing the king of racist appeals made in a dog-whistle key? That’s synergy, baby! And the fact that the Paul campaign is actually touting Ted “Theodore” Beale’s endorsement? That’s just a straight-up admission that Ron Paul pretty much loathes and despises anyone who isn’t a straight, white male. I mean, Vox certainly does, so much so that he’s said things like:
[Women have] been so indoctrinated by their 16 or 18 years of schooling that their heads explode if you even suggest something like ‘maybe giving the vote to women was a bad idea.’ They can’t even consider it.
Now, this responsibility doesn’t make the thief any less a thief, or a genuine rapist any less a rapist. (I use the term “genuine rape” because most so-called “date rape” is not rape nor a crime of any kind, because he said-she said is no basis for a system of justice. If sex without written permission is a crime, then all sex is rape and all men are unrepentant criminals.) Responsibility is not a zero-sum game.
Some upstanding and articulate melanin-enhanced individuals take offense at being praised for their unusual elocution […] Maybe if every B-L-to-tha-izzack thugz heard dippin’ on televizzles did not bark like li’l gangsta dogz or like they wuz steppin’ wit a mouffull of collahd motha-fuckin greenz, white boy would not be surprised wizzle meet’n an indivijall of African descent who is capable of clockin’ normal American E-bizzle like a motha fucka. Damn!
Sciencists [sic] (those who believe in science as a basis for dictating human behavior, as opposed to scientists, who merely engage in the method), like to posit that Man has evolved to a point where he is ready to move beyond religion. A more interesting and arguably more urgent question is whether science, having produced some genuinely positive results as well as some truly nightmarish evils, has outlived its usefulness to Mankind.
Jefferson poses a feeble trap:
If your god revealed to you in a set of flawless communications you could not dispute that you should kill every child you see under the age of 2, would you?
I don’t see what the problem is, or why people were avoiding this last night. I mean, of course it’s supposed to be a trap but it’s a toothless one of no concern to any sufficiently intelligent individual. The answer is yes, and how would you possibly take issue with that position regardless of whether you believe in my god or don’t believe in any god?
and of course, Vox Day’s Mein Kampf:
And he will be lying, again, just as he lied when he said: “Massive deportation of the people here is unrealistic – it’s just not going to work.
Not only will it work, but one can easily estimate how long it would take. If it took the Germans less than four years to rid themselves of 6 million Jews, many of whom spoke German and were fully integrated into German society, it couldn’t possibly take more than eight years to deport 12 million illegal aliens, many of whom don’t speak English and are not integrated into American society.
Vox Day is a sick, sorry bastard, a man who hates women and atheists and scientists and minorities and, indeed, anyone who doesn’t look like Vox Day, which, mercifully, is pretty much everyone. Only a racist, misogynistic, flatly evil campaign would treat his endorsement as anything other than a serious problem that required immediate damage control. But of course, Paul has courted the Vox Days of the world. He does welcome their endorsements. All the more reason that Paul should be opposed, flatly, by anyone who calls him- or herself a progressive.