Hey, Twitchy faithful! Remember George Ciccariello-Maher? No? He is — was — the Drexel University associate professor who found himself struggling not to vomit at the sight of a uniformed U.S. soldier on his flight:
Some guy gave up his first class seat for a uniformed soldier. People are thanking him. I'm trying not to vomit or yell about Mosul.
— George Ciccariello (@ciccmaher) March 26, 2017
Oh yeah, he’s also the wit who tweeted, “All I want for Christmas is White Genocide.” He didn’t lose his teaching gig over that tweet, but now Drexel University is losing him.
After December 31st, 2017, I will no longer work at Drexel University. pic.twitter.com/bAM37dbv1q
— George Ciccariello (@ciccmaher) December 28, 2017
Oh no! Why? In a lengthy statement, he explains that he’s suffered “nearly a year of harassment by right-wing, white supremacist media outlets and internet mobs.” He also makes it sound as though he personally were the last support beam holding up the entire American university system.
In the past year, the forces of resurgent white supremacy have tasted blood and are howling for more. Given the pressure they will continue to apply, universities must form a common front against the most reprehensible forces in society and refuse to bow to their pressure, intimidation, and threats. Only then will universities stand any chance of survival.
In the face of aggression from the racist Right and impending global catastrophe, we must defend our universities, our students, and ourselves by defending the most vulnerable among us and by making our campuses unsafe spaces for white supremacists.
Defending the most vulnerable among us? For a minute we thought he was going to start protesting Planned Parenthood.
I'm thinking you're just a big ol' drama queen like the white supremacists are.
Bye, Felicia. https://t.co/ZM9vRNEDUD
— RBe (@RBPundit) December 28, 2017
— GuitarAnthony (@GuitarAnthony) December 28, 2017
Adios, douchebag. https://t.co/N31QlBLSlB
— Ricky?? (@metalizer1995) December 28, 2017
Bye Comrade Felicia https://t.co/EjwGRsUzvY
— Dietrich Poole (@DietrichPoole) December 28, 2017
Huh. Turns out tweeting about how seeing people respect soldiers makes you want to "vomit" is not a great career strategy. https://t.co/4H0jsjOd8h
— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) December 28, 2017
Dreaming of white genocide dude says wut? https://t.co/uECQ9m8oYz
— Agam Tapaktuan (@Agam_T) December 28, 2017
Guy who said: “All I Want for Christmas is White Genocide,” feels others are the problem. https://t.co/zoZ6JyOypb
— Dan Gainor (@dangainor) December 28, 2017
This is the Drexel professor that said "All I want for Christmas is White Genocide" he also blamed the Vegas shooting on Trump supporters…now he is playing the victim…typical Liberal. Own your mistakes. #LiberalismIsAMentalDisorder https://t.co/iMCVw6U7Hb
— CeCe ?? ? (@Ohio_Buckeye_US) December 28, 2017
Quitting your job because you get criticised on the internet is a great way to show that you're part of the proletariat https://t.co/0scz3yJtGQ
— DS-Breadcake ? (@TheUnsafeSpace) December 28, 2017
I love this. It’s how freedom of speech should work. Drexel (apparently) didn’t fire him, but that didn’t immunize him from consequences. Everybody wins. https://t.co/qFN0ouIAEU
— Immaterial Mike (@michaelbayer1) December 28, 2017
Not going to burn one calorie reading this tripe but I can guess it's everyone's fault but this lunatic. Another pantload professor…. https://t.co/zTzxIYW8yM
— Tina Ferrer (@LagunaTina) December 28, 2017
So this is the "I want a white genocide" guy complaining that secret Nazis made him lose his job? Really? https://t.co/vq20rpcfJZ
— Regressive Left Watch (@Regressipedia) December 28, 2017
English translation. I wasn't able to get away with leftist indoctrination masquerading as education so I'm whining about it with some vacuous nonsense and then bugging out to try it again somewhere else. https://t.co/X9F8DVFym8
— The Deplorable (@occam_rulze) December 28, 2017
"i made a fool off my self and faced heavy backlash for my stupidity, now i write a letter with big words to prove im better than those pesky natzees and run to hide"
??????#Karma is a bit*h https://t.co/dERNEI9W3r
— you can read.. (@_det_var_trist_) December 28, 2017
What a painfully un-self-aware resignation note. #Drexel #GoodRiddance https://t.co/5Lt4XVdkRe
— Sgt. Deckard (@sgtdeckard) December 28, 2017
Another late Christmas present!!!! https://t.co/1KSCZ0Qb7A
— Joseph Soltys (@handrapist) December 28, 2017
Mr. "I want White Genocide for Christmas" can dish it out but can't take it! https://t.co/g9PdUcuxH5
— Harley McBadboy (@SmorglesBord) December 28, 2017
This raises the question of what marketable skills Mr Ciccariello possesses outside of academia. https://t.co/vp4Eeh782R
— Arthur Boreman Once Held His Breath for 30 Seconds (@ArthurBoreman) December 28, 2017
Just move to a Venezuelan university. There are hundreds of positions available. You helped to create those vacancies anyway.
Mudate a una universidad Venezolana. Hay cientos de puestos libres. Igual tú ayudaste a crearlos. https://t.co/XmhiMXJ5Jz
— Cristhian De Castro (@odcastro) December 28, 2017
Lesson for the kids: don’t tweet dumb shit and you’ll be fine https://t.co/D2TDPlA4N7
— Chris Gerben (@cgerben) December 28, 2017
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