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New Article at Right On: “Hate Crime Hoaxes and the Evolution of Truthiness”


I discuss the recent hate crime hoax at the University at Albany at Right On:

The time I spent at UAlbany was one of the biggest wastes of my life. I transferred there due to the supposed strength of their English department, instead finding a gin-soaked student body and professors so delusional they’d accept 2 + 2 = 5 as an argument provided I had citations in MLA format. Albany itself is a depressing mix of prefab suburbia and ghetto, populated by the meanest, most antisocial people I’ve ever met in my life. The idea that a town full of government flacks, small-time politicos, and two-digit IQ co-eds would be a hotbed of anti-Black bigotry is so laughable it shouldn’t have made it out of the local papers.

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