“Welcome to how to be a snowflake 101. Today you will learn that if you protest President Trump at Berkley, then you can find yourself receiving a nice massage in the “Empathy” tent. That’s right. All you have to do to qualify is protest Trump…spread the word!” is about how I imagine the protest organizers telling all the little snowflakes that they get rewards for being disruptive. Since when did the kids in detention start receiving rewards?
Fighting the exercise of free speech can be a tough job, and Berkeley’s “Antifa” protesters aren’t always up to the job. Thankfully, there is a full support system on hand during their landmark protests against one person giving a twenty minute speech about things they don’t agree with, to make being a rampaging lunatic just that much easier.
— Laura Anthony (@LauraAnthony7) April 27, 2017
The “Empathy Tent” is, apparently, a staple of Berkeley’s protest scene, and holds regular hours both on UC Berkeley’s campus, in public parks, and in the central square in downtown Berkeley. It bills itself as a “community listening project” and trains students and Berkeley residents to engage in healing conversation and “shared action.”
They also offer “circular facilitation training” and, apparently, neck massages. Sometimes, they have a giant teddy bear, and hand out bags of snacks with “kind notes” in them.
I hope they were able to handle the loads of lefties who came tumbling in after a hard fight against the president. It must be tough to stand outside and protest when no one even wants to listen!
Here’s an idea, go get a job!
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