File this under "the insane left thinks the idea of America is one big offensive notion."
According to a story over at Fox News, promoting merit, hard work, and American values, or saying things like "melting pot," is now considered offensive.
Simply asking someone “Where are you from?” or calling America "the land of opportunity” is now considered offensive at some colleges and universities, where such "micro-aggressions" are detailed in training programs and seminars for new faculty and staff.
Other examples of “offensive” statements include, “I believe the most qualified person should get the job,” “Affirmative action is racist,” Everyone can succeed in this society, if they work hard enough,” When I look at you, I don’t see color,” and “I don’t believe in race.”
More from the absurd list of "microagressions":
For background, the University of California system, where this list originated, is now run by former DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano.
The concept of promoting hard work and American values is so insane even uber liberal Cass Sunstein is objecting.
“In well-functioning democracies and universities, feelings will sometimes be hurt," said Harvard Law School Professor Cass Sunstein in a Bloomberg View article. “It does students no service to treat them like children — or to threaten to punish people for starting perfectly legitimate political convictions.”Happy Independence Day everyone.