I’m one of the Blog Police, apparently. Violet, in the final nyea-nyea comment on The Difference Between Racism and Sexism surmises that all the people coming over to disagree with her must just be friends of Shannon and all have a history of going around teh Internets and (wrongly) accusing people of racism. We’re like some kind of horrible Blog Police, she says, and therefore none of the very excellent points we raised have to be addressed. And, yeah, comments are still off.
Let’s set aside the fact that I didn’t know Shannon from a pixel on my screen until I came across that discussion. Let’s also set aside the silliness about folks going around randomly throwing accusations of racism wherever they might stick. Let’s instead focus on the new agency that Violet created in her own mind: the Blog Police. Just like the Torchwood Institute, we were born due to the fear and ignorance of a well-meaning white woman. Just like Torchwood, we fight the great menace:
I even made us a badge. I couldn’t stop myself.
I like being part of an elite force. Who will we arrest next? Let’s wait and see…
P.S. Feel fee to steal the image. Hell, feel free to make a better version.
P.P.S. The migration from blogger is now over and all went well.