Twitter has many examples of why arming teachers is a terrible idea. Here's a couple of threads.
Arm the teachers!— David Waldman, LLC (@KagroX) February 21, 2018
Idaho State University teacher accidentally shoots self in classhttps://t.co/dWJr2qQvFk
This article perfectly and comprehensively sums up every angle of the 'perpetual foreigner' issue I talked about last week. Pair with this piece about who gets to be an immigrant. Model-minoritying isn't good, even if it's better than this:Scenario: armed teacher pulled over on way home from work, stopped by police, shot and killed by police— Baratunde (@baratunde) February 24, 2018
Imagine writing something so despicable and reality-challenged that it gets pulled from Fox News— 🙀 (@rgbrb) February 19, 2018
Fox News deletes op-ed slamming 'darker, gayer, different' U.S. Olympic team https://t.co/zXfwdy0d93 via @FortuneMagazine
See also: my thread.
I think Julia Ioffe (whose immigrant identity is similar to mine) ought to be aware that as much as we are othered, we are not othered as much as non-white immigrants or descendants of immigrants, or those who look more visibly foreign. https://t.co/Tdsp3y3o0C— 🙀 (@rgbrb) February 18, 2018
I also made a thread about the myth of the endearing man-child.
4. In his view, being an immature prick wasn’t an issue; it was natural for women to suffer that kind of nonsense. The nonsense was endearing, because what woman isn’t attracted to an overgrown child.— 🙀 (@rgbrb) February 24, 2018
I was already thinking about this when I saw Lupita Nyong’o’s interview on TDS