It’s always cringeworthy when celebrated fiction writer Joyce Carol Oates tries to get real for a moment. But after all this time, she still hasn’t learned her lesson, which means she continues to bombard us with ignorant drivel like this:

Virtually synonymous, eh?

“Gross” being the operative word. Hate to break it to you, Joyce, but accusing others of bigotry rings awful hollow when you’re such a blatant bigot yourself.

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