Profs: Hawaiian shirts represent American colonization, imperialism, racism

R&I – FS

The latest seemingly innocuous recreational activity to be scolded by our academic betters is the wearing of Hawaiian shirts.

No, seriously.

The Guardian (yeah, I know, I know) reports “celebrities have been spotted wearing the shirts, but they could be seen as ‘embodiments of the history of American colonization.’”

I suppose there should be an emphasis on the “could” as virtually no one outside the perpetually aggrieved set would perceive Hawaiian shirts this way.

Doing my alma mater er, um, proud is Professor Zara Anishanslin, who is “passionate about spreading historical knowledge to the wider public.” She says anyone donning a Hawaiian shirt should reconsider:

David Adams

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