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The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by eumaas » 05 Nov 2008, 2:30pm

Man, that guy was a dick. Why do people look fondly on him?
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by tepista » 05 Nov 2008, 3:44pm

Because everyone loves alliteration. He's second in my heart only to Herbert Hoover.
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by Wolter » 05 Nov 2008, 3:46pm

You must have loved Huburt Horatio Humphrey.
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by BostonBeaneater » 05 Nov 2008, 5:06pm

I'm indifferent to Woodrow. He lied about keeping the country out of the Great War and he is proudly quoted in the most notorious Klan movie ever but he also seemed to be an honest supporter of the League of Nations which, even if deeply flawed, was well minded.
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by eumaas » 05 Nov 2008, 5:11pm

BostonBeaneater wrote:I'm indifferent to Woodrow. He lied about keeping the country out of the Great War and he is proudly quoted in the most notorious Klan movie ever but he also seemed to be an honest supporter of the League of Nations which, even if deeply flawed, was well minded.
His crackdowns on pacifists and unionists are completely unconscionable, WWI was a pointless slaughter, and intervening in the Russian Revolution set a terrible precedent. Fuck that guy.
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by eumaas » 05 Nov 2008, 5:12pm

oh, and he was probably our most racist president ever.
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 05 Nov 2008, 5:17pm

Here's my "link" to Woodrow Wilson. His chief biographer and editor of his papers was the historian Arthur Link. His son, Bill Link, was the grad director in Greensboro when I did my MA. Bill and I rather openly hated each other, culminating in him flipping out at me in his office because I told him that his critique of my major paper wasn't constructive. His door was open and it was heard throughout the department, where his temporary insanity became office gossip. I think his enemies in the department appreciated it.

In closing, Woodrow Wilson: Massive Prick.

(Andrew Jackson was probably more racist than Wilson, tho.)
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by eumaas » 05 Nov 2008, 5:19pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:Here's my "link" to Woodrow Wilson. His chief biographer and editor of his papers was the historian Arthur Link. His son, Bill Link, was the grad director in Greensboro when I did my MA. Bill and I rather openly hated each other, culminating in him flipping out at me in his office because I told him that his critique of my major paper wasn't constructive. His door was open and it was heard throughout the department, where his temporary insanity became office gossip. I think his enemies in the department appreciated it.

In closing, Woodrow Wilson: Massive Prick.

(Andrew Jackson was probably more racist than Wilson, tho.)
Calling Andrew Jackson a racist is like calling H. P. Lovecraft a racist. It misses the essential fact that they harbored deep hatred for almost everything and were lunatics.

Great story, though.
"The only thing that really occurs to me that I can say on this is to point out how fascinating it is that the Hassan-i-Sabbah archetype keeps turning up over and over again ... He disappears up into the mountains and is never seen again. Believe me, he'll never be seen again. He'll live forever because of that."

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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by Wolter » 05 Nov 2008, 6:23pm

eumaas wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:Here's my "link" to Woodrow Wilson. His chief biographer and editor of his papers was the historian Arthur Link. His son, Bill Link, was the grad director in Greensboro when I did my MA. Bill and I rather openly hated each other, culminating in him flipping out at me in his office because I told him that his critique of my major paper wasn't constructive. His door was open and it was heard throughout the department, where his temporary insanity became office gossip. I think his enemies in the department appreciated it.

In closing, Woodrow Wilson: Massive Prick.

(Andrew Jackson was probably more racist than Wilson, tho.)
Calling Andrew Jackson a racist is like calling H. P. Lovecraft a racist. It misses the essential fact that they harbored deep hatred for almost everything and were lunatics.

Great story, though.
We call that Beaneater's Law. :shifty:
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by eumaas » 05 Nov 2008, 6:25pm

Wolter wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:Here's my "link" to Woodrow Wilson. His chief biographer and editor of his papers was the historian Arthur Link. His son, Bill Link, was the grad director in Greensboro when I did my MA. Bill and I rather openly hated each other, culminating in him flipping out at me in his office because I told him that his critique of my major paper wasn't constructive. His door was open and it was heard throughout the department, where his temporary insanity became office gossip. I think his enemies in the department appreciated it.

In closing, Woodrow Wilson: Massive Prick.

(Andrew Jackson was probably more racist than Wilson, tho.)
Calling Andrew Jackson a racist is like calling H. P. Lovecraft a racist. It misses the essential fact that they harbored deep hatred for almost everything and were lunatics.

Great story, though.
We call that Beaneater's Law. :shifty:
It's confusing hatred of the subset for hatred of the superset.
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Hoy just exploded.
"The only thing that really occurs to me that I can say on this is to point out how fascinating it is that the Hassan-i-Sabbah archetype keeps turning up over and over again ... He disappears up into the mountains and is never seen again. Believe me, he'll never be seen again. He'll live forever because of that."

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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 05 Nov 2008, 6:25pm

Wolter wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:Here's my "link" to Woodrow Wilson. His chief biographer and editor of his papers was the historian Arthur Link. His son, Bill Link, was the grad director in Greensboro when I did my MA. Bill and I rather openly hated each other, culminating in him flipping out at me in his office because I told him that his critique of my major paper wasn't constructive. His door was open and it was heard throughout the department, where his temporary insanity became office gossip. I think his enemies in the department appreciated it.

In closing, Woodrow Wilson: Massive Prick.

(Andrew Jackson was probably more racist than Wilson, tho.)
Calling Andrew Jackson a racist is like calling H. P. Lovecraft a racist. It misses the essential fact that they harbored deep hatred for almost everything and were lunatics.

Great story, though.
We call that Beaneater's Law. :shifty:
Beaneater is IMCT's id.
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by Wolter » 05 Nov 2008, 6:26pm

eumaas wrote:
Wolter wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:Here's my "link" to Woodrow Wilson. His chief biographer and editor of his papers was the historian Arthur Link. His son, Bill Link, was the grad director in Greensboro when I did my MA. Bill and I rather openly hated each other, culminating in him flipping out at me in his office because I told him that his critique of my major paper wasn't constructive. His door was open and it was heard throughout the department, where his temporary insanity became office gossip. I think his enemies in the department appreciated it.

In closing, Woodrow Wilson: Massive Prick.

(Andrew Jackson was probably more racist than Wilson, tho.)
Calling Andrew Jackson a racist is like calling H. P. Lovecraft a racist. It misses the essential fact that they harbored deep hatred for almost everything and were lunatics.

Great story, though.
We call that Beaneater's Law. :shifty:
It's confusing hatred of the subset for hatred of the superset.
Image

Hoy just exploded.
Excellent.
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by eumaas » 05 Nov 2008, 6:29pm

Wolter wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Wolter wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:Here's my "link" to Woodrow Wilson. His chief biographer and editor of his papers was the historian Arthur Link. His son, Bill Link, was the grad director in Greensboro when I did my MA. Bill and I rather openly hated each other, culminating in him flipping out at me in his office because I told him that his critique of my major paper wasn't constructive. His door was open and it was heard throughout the department, where his temporary insanity became office gossip. I think his enemies in the department appreciated it.

In closing, Woodrow Wilson: Massive Prick.

(Andrew Jackson was probably more racist than Wilson, tho.)
Calling Andrew Jackson a racist is like calling H. P. Lovecraft a racist. It misses the essential fact that they harbored deep hatred for almost everything and were lunatics.

Great story, though.
We call that Beaneater's Law. :shifty:
It's confusing hatred of the subset for hatred of the superset.
Image

Hoy just exploded.
Excellent.
Although I'm assuming hatred for Venn diagrams extends to hatred for Euler diagrams... maybe I'm incorrect.
"The only thing that really occurs to me that I can say on this is to point out how fascinating it is that the Hassan-i-Sabbah archetype keeps turning up over and over again ... He disappears up into the mountains and is never seen again. Believe me, he'll never be seen again. He'll live forever because of that."

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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by JennyB » 05 Nov 2008, 6:45pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:Here's my "link" to Woodrow Wilson. His chief biographer and editor of his papers was the historian Arthur Link. His son, Bill Link, was the grad director in Greensboro when I did my MA. Bill and I rather openly hated each other, culminating in him flipping out at me in his office because I told him that his critique of my major paper wasn't constructive. His door was open and it was heard throughout the department, where his temporary insanity became office gossip. I think his enemies in the department appreciated it.

In closing, Woodrow Wilson: Massive Prick.

(Andrew Jackson was probably more racist than Wilson, tho.)
Calling Andrew Jackson a racist is like calling H. P. Lovecraft a racist. It misses the essential fact that they harbored deep hatred for almost everything and were lunatics.

Great story, though.
We call that Beaneater's Law. :shifty:
Beaneater is IMCT's id.
Does that make Hoy IMCT's superego? :shifty:
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Re: The Woodrow Wilson Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 05 Nov 2008, 8:44pm

JennyB wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:
Wolter wrote:
eumaas wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:Here's my "link" to Woodrow Wilson. His chief biographer and editor of his papers was the historian Arthur Link. His son, Bill Link, was the grad director in Greensboro when I did my MA. Bill and I rather openly hated each other, culminating in him flipping out at me in his office because I told him that his critique of my major paper wasn't constructive. His door was open and it was heard throughout the department, where his temporary insanity became office gossip. I think his enemies in the department appreciated it.

In closing, Woodrow Wilson: Massive Prick.

(Andrew Jackson was probably more racist than Wilson, tho.)
Calling Andrew Jackson a racist is like calling H. P. Lovecraft a racist. It misses the essential fact that they harbored deep hatred for almost everything and were lunatics.

Great story, though.
We call that Beaneater's Law. :shifty:
Beaneater is IMCT's id.
Does that make Hoy IMCT's superego? :shifty:
I feel very uncomfortable with notion. Very uncomfortable.
Walrus birth doesn't make good breakfast conversation!

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