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Progress?

Why isn’t it a good idea to invite rapper Fat Joe to your student conference? Because he might start off with something like this, courtesy of The Washington Post:

Rapper Fat Joe, speaking on a panel yesterday at the Campus Progress National Student Conference in D.C., took the inevitable question on how he feels about the representation of women in hip-hop. “Y’all might as well throw spears at me now,” he said. “Y’all are going to throw me out, but I think they’re bitches and hos.”
Fat Joe, born Joseph Cartagena, was also asked if he would run for office. While laughing, he replied, “I don’t know. I have strong opinions about certain things, but I like to party too much.”

Last year I wrote for NRO that George Soros can pour all the millions of dollars that he wants into Campus Progress, but the Left’s support for divisive concepts such as racial preferences, the banning of ROTC recruiters from campuses, and their widespread commitment to enforcing political correctness will keep them as second-rate student activists.
That hasn’t changed, especially when the organizers of Campus Progress have added a wannabe thug and binge eater to mobilize their foot soldiers.

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