The school year is coming to an end, and the graduation and opening ceremonies are underway, which means it’s also the time of year when politicians are invited to give speeches where they can express their breakdown. his mortgage. After all, who doesn’t want to start their post-school life with special memories of a legislator’s extremism?
Obviously, University of Wyoming students won’t be. When a US Senator representing the state used part of his speech to attack sexism and gender diversity, the class failed to do so. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) focused her speech on changes in society. This quickly transitioned from her personal enmity about adapting to technology, to a two-minute commercial for Bitcoin, to rife right-wing propaganda.
The video below will start at 49:25. If not, you can skip that to see the relevant section (pop back to 46:50 if you want to watch her go crypto crazy).
You wake up this morning with more personal freedom in the most divinely inspired, creative nation on earth. The transformations and discontinuities I mean are testing those freedoms beyond observation. There are people in the government who don’t believe that nature has endowed us with inalienable rights, as the founders acknowledged in the Declaration of Independence, but the government created those rights and it should redefine those rights, including our freedoms of speech, religion, property, assembly, and to keep and bear arms. Even basic scientific facts like the existence of two sexes are being challenged today.
After booing, she tried to back away, saying: “I don’t comment on the fact that there are transgender people.”
This was also not well received, and Lummis quickly turned to other political issues, including complaints about public health measures during a pandemic.
Oil City News reported that Lummis had issued a non-scientific in which she asserted that there are two sexes and that “these differences should be recognized”, but said that she “didn’t mean to make anyone feel feel unloved or disrespected.”
https://hillreporter.com/watch-gop-senator-booed-for-two-sexes-jab-at-commencement-ceremony-131660 GOP Senator Booed For “Two Sexes” Jab At Commencement Ceremony