The Pig People are having themselves a big 'ol meltdown over the idea that pot was legalized in Colorado.
Because hippies! And Sekrit Leftist Plots!
The target of their incoherent idiot rage today?
Yes, it's Joyce Carol Oates, for suggesting via Twitter that America's marijuana laws are ridiculously harsh and disproportional ruin the lives of people of color. Now at first blush I would have suspected that they were doing their little stomp-stomp-screech dance because Joyce Carol Oates --
...published her first book in 1963 and has since published over forty novels, as well as a number of plays and novellas, and many volumes of short stories, poetry, and nonfiction. She has won many awards for her writing, including the National Book Award, for her novel them (1969), two O. Henry Awards, and the National Humanities Medal. Her novels Black Water (1992), What I Lived For (1994), and Blonde (2000) were nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.-- and, y'know:
Oates has taught at Princeton University since 1978 and is currently the Roger S. Berlind '52 Professor in the Humanities with the Program in Creative Writing. She expects to teach her last Princeton writing seminar in the fall of 2014, and to formally retire from teaching the following July.
But upon closer inspection it's clear that the little inbreeders at Twitchy have so idea who she is.