While giving the commencement speech at Barnard College, Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, compared the Afghanistan Women’s National Cycling Team to Emma Sulkowicz, the Columbia University student who promised to carry her mattress in protest of an alleged rapist who remained on campus. The man was cleared of the charge and is now suing the school. The comparison, predictably, did not sit well with a number of people on Twitter.
Zero Self Awareness
May 18, 2015 by unclemeat