Jordan Peterson Got Booed Off Twitter for Being a Fatphobic Bully

He’s too much of a snowflake to take accountability for his actions.

Stark Raving

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SI Swimsuit issue — courtesy of Sports Illustrated

Earlier this year, Jordan Peterson called a woman ugly on the internet and then, when people called him out on it, he immediately started crying about being cyberbullied. It is somewhat ironic that the guy whose fans think he is an “anti-snowflake-crusader” ends up being one of the biggest snowflakes there is. Yet it is also not surprising, at all, because the idea of “snowflake” was invented by white-upper class-straight males who deemed everyone else over-sensitive for daring to ask for the same rights and respect that they have always been granted.

Jordan Peterson: Part of a backlash against a fat model

This story begins with a magazine cover. Sports Illustrated, for this year's swimsuit edition, showcased the beautiful plus-sized model Yumi Nu on its front page. Of course, the very existence of a “swimsuit edition” — filled with over-sexualized images of conventionally beautiful women — is proof that we still live in a profoundly sexist world. And yet, the presence on the front page of a woman who wasn’t a size zero appeared to terrify much of the zero-brain men of the internet. Yumi Nu was hit with the predictable slew of insults…

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Stark Raving

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