The woke madness of degendering, regendering, or otherwise playing idiotic games with the English language has come to Congress; it is as stupid as you’d think it is.
The first measure was the introduction of House Rules that makes use of “gendered” terms like “man”, “father”, or “niece”—amongst other linguistic changes—verboten.
“In an effort to be inclusive to those who don’t identify as a specific gender, the rules package strips all mention of gender-specific pronouns and terms such as ‘man,’ ‘woman,’ ‘mother’ and ‘son.’
“The Office of the Whistleblower Ombudsman, for instance, is renamed in the rules to the ‘Office of the Whistleblower Ombuds.’
“There’s nothing in the rules that prohibit members from using gender-specific terms when speaking on the House floor or conducting business.”
Interestingly, this may just be an intentional distraction from more nefarious changes:
“A major change is the elimination of paygo – the requirement that members find a way to pay for legislation when it is introduced. This will allow Medicare-For-All and the Green New Deal to be pursued without any plan for paying for such expensive legislation – trillions of dollars at stake.”
The idiocy was then double-downed upon:
How dumb are these people?
They think ”amen” is a gendered word.
“Amen and Awomen." pic.twitter.com/pweNiIiQA5
— Breanna Morello 🇺🇸 (@breannamorello) January 3, 2021
That “amen” isn’t a “gendered word” even though the word has the letters “m”, “e”, and “n” in that order, demonstrates not only the ignorance involved but a desire to go full “Newspeak” no matter how loony it is.
Perhaps they should have chosen Alexander Anderson to give the invocation instead.
The full proposed rules can be read below:
117TH CONGRESS 1ST SESSION … by ThePoliticalHat
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