May 21, 2024

‘SNL’ Bit Shows What Americans Really Think of College Protests

Some within the senior class of 2020 who didn’t have a highschool commencement as a result of of COVID-19 will now be denied a college graduation as nicely. 

Columbia University and the University of Southern California have canceled their conventional massive commencement ceremonies as a result of pro-Palestine protests on campus. Emory University in Atlanta has introduced it’s shifting its commencement off campus to an area because of security issues following protests on campus. 

As many Americans have skilled firsthand, a school commencement is usually a household affair as dad and mom and grandparents see the fruits of their, and their baby’s, labors. The worth a household locations on commencement extends previous political beliefs—a sentiment that was humorously expressed in a current “Saturday Night Live” sketch. 

In a mock information present panel interview, a reporter asks a bunch of three dad and mom how they really feel concerning the pro-Palestine protests on school campuses. Cast member Kenan Thompson, performing as a proud father of a Columbia University senior, first expresses support for younger folks making their voices heard however modifications his tune when requested about his personal daughter protesting. With wit and humor, Thompson depicts a father who feels strongly that his daughter “better have her butt in class.” 

When the daddy is confronted with the truth that he could not see his daughter graduate as a result of of the protests, he exclaims, “Man, if she don’t walk, Columbia’s gonna be on the news for something else.”

Since the summer time of 2020 and the dying of George Floyd, Americans have turn out to be accustomed, and possibly even slightly numb, to younger folks protesting within the streets. But the pro-Palestine protests are putting a distinct chord within the political panorama. Democrats and Republicans alike are being personally affected by a political motion rooted in anti-American sentiment, and so they could also be seeing behind the scenes of the place the novel far-left’s agenda leads. 

On this week’s version of the “Problematic Women” podcast, we focus on the methods the pro-Palestine and anti-Israel protests are affecting Americans and if the current protests may have the other impact of what was meant and as an alternative usher in a motion of patriotism and unity in America. 

Also on at the moment’s present, the Boy Scouts is altering its identify, and the massive losers on this state of affairs stands out as the Girl Scouts. Additionally, we clarify why extra younger ladies are contemplating physician-assisted suicide. And as all the time, we’ll be crowning our Problematic Woman of the Week!

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