Fremdschämen is when you watch someone else beclown themselves in a shameful way, yet express no awareness of their own debasement. See also LEO.For your edification and amusement, some cuts of the debate, spliced in with some of the debaters describing their debating strategy to a gushing blonde bubble headed newscaster from a local Fox affiliate (NSFW warning, n-word).
College Wins US Debate Championship By Repeating the [bigger digger trigger] Over and Over, Speaking IncomprehensiblyTo paraphrase The Sage, a house with its head in a lightless location lodged shall have trouble standing.
The sad thing about these special snowflakes from Towson University, there in the People’s Republic of Maryland, is that they will probably continue to fail upward, and clog some political office over you before too long. . .
And a little quote, so you can get the gist of it without suffering through the video. The entire debate is also posted at Smitty's source. Alas, my stomach is not that strong.
Here is another real excerpt from the debate:I'm indebted to Smitty for teaching me a new and useful German word.
When the n*****, uh, sees these pains and suffering that he can only, uh, envision himself that he, uh, does not see another n***** that he, uh, can feel sympathy for or embrace, but rather, uh, that, a-bluh, that that otherness gets obliterated.One last excerpt from the winners:
Uh, says that the the the way status co works is through, uh, whiteness allowing, uh, forcing other bodies to tell, uh, nearations of whiteness in, uh, the violences that whiteness does me, uh, say that that is the link that we will go for!By the way, they were debating the WAR POWERS RESOLUTION.
I guess we'll see who's fooling who when and if these kids try to get a job outside of the academy or government.