Superspreaders of Asininity
I read somewhere—Field and Stream, Juggs, I can’t quite remember—that Winston Churchill had a rule: Always resist the temptation to say, “I told you so,” but if you have to, do it only if you can prove you said it before, preferably in writing—or perhaps in a podcast. Man, that guy was prescient.
If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that I’m no Winston Churchill. So I don’t have to resist the temptation too forcefully. But I will try to follow the second part of his advice and stick to stuff I’ve been a broken record about.
A new nationwide poll of Hispanics finds—yet again—that “Latinx” is a very dumb term. From Politico:
Only 2 percent of those polled refer to themselves as Latinx, while 68 percent call themselves “Hispanic” and 21 percent favored “Latino” or “Latina” to describe their ethnic background, according to the survey from Bendixen & Amandi International, a top Democratic firm specializing in Latino outreach.