Tuesday, January 05, 2010

BREAKING NEWS: Qualified person gets job

Meet Amanda Simpson, she used to be a man called Mitchell Simpson but isn't anymore. She's just been given a job in the Obama Administration but the headline is not,
Highly qualified former test pilot and rocket scientist appointed to senior national security role by Obama"
Instead its essentially

Woman who used to have a cock but had it turned inside out and became a woman is appointed to Obama administration. Progessiveness reigns whoop whoop!
OK, so they weren't really quite so graphic as that, but seriously, who gives a crap about the identity politics and whether Amanda Simpson had a bit of "nip and tuck"? Isn't it utterly superfluous to her role and whether she's actual able to do it?

Why the need to define everything around what sub-group you are in?

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