“In closing, I ask: Noble Graduates, is it not of the utmost possibility that you may go forth now and seek a future of battling injustice, immorality, deception, and the Zionist regime? Preferably with nukes?”

a recent conversation (roughly paraphrased):

v: Do you think this is just his way of exhibiting some sort of lame machismo? You know–invite a mainstream international pariah to speak on your turf and then publicly school him? Or is he just trying to weather the fallout of a controversial decision by abandoning his faith in public discourse and uniting with the taunting masses? Pointless, either way.

goofball: Yeah.

(pause)

goofball: Why did they invite him to do the commencement speech anyway?