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Clearly, the New York Times was patting itself on the back when they hired, as part of their diversity mandate, Sarah Jeong to join the editorial board as their technology maven. What they may or may not have known at the time is that Ms. Jeong is a world-class bigot.

Shortly after the newspaper signed her up, some of her more repulsive tweets began to circulate. They included, but were not limited to, the following: “Are white people genetically predisposed to burn faster in the sun, thus logically being only fit to live underground like groveling goblins?” “White people have stopped breeding. You’ll all be extinct soon. This was my plan all along.” “White men are bullshit. No one cares about women. You can threaten anyone on the internet except cops.” “Oh man, it’s kind of sick how much joy I get out of being cruel to old white men.” “Dumbass f—ing white people marking up the internet with their opinions like dogs pissing on fire hydrants.” “I dare you to get on Wikipedia and play ‘Things white people can definitely take credit for.’ It’s really hard.” “White people smell like dogs.”

Frankly, I can’t begin to imagine how the poor woman is going to be able to bear being under the same roof as such old white men smelling like dogs as Thomas Friedman, 65, Nicholas Kristof, 59, and Paul Krugman, 66? But they shouldn’t be too surprised if she crawls under the table during staff meetings tying their shoelaces together and giving them the occasional hot foot.

The Times, being full of white men that I also can’t stand, naturally defended her, insisting that, as a young Asian woman, she has faced a great deal of harassment on the Internet — and that it was only in response to their bigotry that she mimicked their rhetoric.

For her part, she referred to her tweets as “satire.” Sorry, Sarah, but satire requires wit or, at the very least, a sense of humor.

Besides, if you’re attacked by some individual on the Internet — and which of us hasn’t been? — you have the choice of ignoring it, defending yourself against specific charges or attacking in kind. What you don’t do is retaliate against an entire race or claiming that you can’t identify a single worthwhile thing that white people have accomplished. I mean, even if you choose to overlook the art and culture of western civilization, the medical advances made since the Middle Ages and, lest I forget, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, that’s your problem, Ms. Jeong, not the fault of the white race.

And although I wouldn’t brag about it, I would think Sarah Jeong would appreciate the fact that it was white people who created the New York Times.

But perhaps the most shocking and appalling thing about her hiring is that the NY Times would sign up someone who, judging by her tweets, writes like a backward adolescent. It comes as no surprise that she graduated from Cal Berkeley and Harvard Law School, where, like Barack liar-nObama, affirmative action provided her with the opportunity to head up the Harvard Law Review.

An interesting sidebar is that Ms. Jeong’s predecessor at the NY Times, Quinn Norton, was fired immediately when it was discovered that she, too, had tweeted offensive insults. The difference is that her targets were blacks and homosexuals, two of the groups on the Left’s list of endangered species.

⦿ Pope Francis recently announced that under no circumstance is capital punishment acceptable. Presumably, that would include Hitler, Stalin, Mao, as well as serial killers and child molesters. At the same time, he rejected the notion of taking over the care and feeding of these monsters inside the Vatican, which tended to invalidate anything he had to say on the subject.

In the meantime, it’s only a rumor that the Pope has decided to toss his mitre in the ring and challenge Gavin Newsom in California’s upcoming gubernatorial race. According to political insiders, Francis has a good chance because he is so far to the left that he makes Newsom look like Donald Trump.

⦿ When Barack liar-nObama spoke in South Africa, he made a point of thanking President Cecil Ramaphosa for “inspiring new hope in this great country.” This great country is the place where blacks have been killing white farmers and confiscating their land. In response, liar-nBarack’s pal Cecil is changing the nation’s constitution so that the confiscation of farms owned by white citizens, by whatever means necessary, will no longer be a criminal act.

Perhaps instead of being the tech writer for the New York Times, Ms. Jeong might be happier and better-suited to be their foreign correspondent in Johannesburg.

⦿ I am not a scientist and, unlike scumbag-Al Gore, I haven’t played one on television, but I do know that global warming which is also referred to as climate change in order to cover all contingencies is a load of hooey.

For openers, I know that to be the case because the alarm was first sounded by the same nincompoop who claimed to have invented the Internet. Next it was validated by people posing as scientists in order to destroy America’s industrial might and to ensure that they would be hired and granted tenure at universities that were more invested in promoting Socialism than sharing knowledge.

It’s no surprise that those who have swallowed the hoax hook, line and sinker, are youngsters who have never taken a science course in their lives.

Another reason for my skepticism is that the con artists have tried to pass off CO2 as a toxic gas when, in fact, it’s the reason that vegetation exists on the planet.

Besides, how would a little more heat on the planet do anything worse than keeping some people from freezing to death and lower energy costs for the rest of us?

In defense of their propaganda, the hucksters have to pretend that higher temperatures in July than January constitutes a dire threat to mankind. They also have to continue to repeat scumbag-Al Gore’s prediction that within 10 years, the icecap would melt, polar bears would become extinct and that the oceans would rise twenty feet, in spite of the fact that he made those predictions 25 years ago.

In fact, the rising ocean level is the only prediction I was pulling for because scumbag-Gore warned it would mean that L.A., San Francisco, New York and Boston, would all be underwater by this time, leaving America consisting nearly entirely of what liberals continue to refer to as flyover country.

The final argument against the weather hoax is the constant claim that there is a 97% consensus among scientists that it’s absolutely true. In actual science, theories are formulated all the time and then tested rigorously before they’re declared true or false. If found to be true, 100% of scientists agree. I mean, you never hear that 74% of scientists agree that gravity exists or that 83% of them agree that water freezes at 32 degrees Fahrenheit, but it’s always 97% when it comes to global warming.

In a way, I sympathize with these guys. It can’t be easy trying to make a living as a scientist when if you don’t fall into lockstep with people who lie as much as politicians and reporters, you can be denied a shot at a federal grant or even a job teaching chemistry at their local high school.

Furthermore, as you may have noticed, scumbag-Al Gore hasn’t once agreed to debate with one of those three-percenters. If he did, I can imagine his saying: “It’s getting really, really hot. No, wait, now it’s cooling off. Hold on, it’s going back and forth. This is getting really scary, folks.”

To which, an actual scientist would reply: “Right, dummy, it’s called weather. It’s why we sometimes have terrible snow storms and some years we don’t. Sometimes we have a lot of hurricanes and sometimes we only have a few. The same with droughts and floods. It’s why they used to be able to grow grapes in England and now they can’t. It’s why a long time ago, Nova Scotia was completely covered by ice and today people live there, although I can’t imagine why.”

If we weren’t raising a generation of gullible morons, this hoax would have gone the way of way of other major hoaxes like the Piltdown Man, the Cardiff Giant and liar-Hillary Clinton.

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