Oh boy, Bill O’Reilly and the painfully unfunny Adam Corolla had themselves a little stupidity festival over the school in Wisconsin having a “gender bender” day during school spirit week. And this exchange reveals pretty much everything that is wrong about pseudo-macho men and their views of simplistic gender roles:
O’REILLY: You know why they’re doing this, though, right?
O’REILLY: Well, it’s all about anti-bullying and putting the children in other people’s positions so they don’t make fun of girls and boys. It’s a politically correct tactic that’s far too sophisticated for the children to understand and that’s why it’s stupid, and that’s why these educators are pinheads.
Or you could actually have bothered to read the articles about it and you’d know that it wasn’t the administration that did this, it was the student council that came up with different dress up days for spirit week. But that would mean you’d have to actually deal with facts and that’s something you don’t handle well.
O’REILLY: Because while they may have a noble intent, they have no idea how children process things. You don’t dress up like a little girl when you’re five and you’re a boy. That’s just stupid. Go ahead.
CAROLLA: Putting a boy in a poodle skirt and saddle shoes-
O’REILLY: Yeah, I mean it’s insane.
CAROLLA: Is bullying. I mean, listen, I have a six-year-old son, I have twins. He had to ride in his sister’s pink car seat the other day for a mile and he screamed like a stuck pig the entire time.
O’REILLY: That’s a good sign. That’s a good sign because, if he had liked that, you might have to send him to camp.
If your six year old son freaked out over riding in a pink car seat, you’re pretty much fucking him up as a parent. I feel bad for that poor kid.