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Oberlin Surrenders to SJW Food Fighters

Oberlin, a.k.a. the 'Portlandia' reality show (Photo via IFC)
Oberlin, a.k.a. the ‘Portlandia’ reality show (Photo via IFC)

The terms of capitulation could hardly have been more perfect. From the NYT:

Michele Gross, Oberlin’s director of dining services, said in a statement on Monday that “in our efforts to provide a vibrant menu, we recently fell short in the execution of several dishes in a manner that was culturally insensitive.”

She added: “We have met with students to discuss their concerns and hope to continue this dialogue.”

“A vibrant menu”. For frack’s sake. The whole school is a Portlandia episode come to life.

Will the day ever come when a college administrator tells students, “No, you stupid twits. Grow up!”? Ever?

about the author

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

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