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University of Wyoming “Cowboy” Mascot Accused of Offending Minorities

It started with Confederate officers. It moved on to George Washington and Columbus. Now the intersectional lynch mob is coming for the cowboys.

“The world needs more cowboys,” the University of Wyoming says in a new marketing slogan.

But apparently not everyone agrees.

The slogan has drawn backlash from critics, including faculty members and Native American groups, who call the catchphrase sexist, racist and counterproductive to university recruitment — because it excludes women and people of color, Reuters reported.

I’m pretty sure people of color can be cowboys. And there are cowgirls.

The university’s mascot is a “cowboy” riding a bucking horse with hat in hand.

Why can’t it be an identity politics graduate clutching his thesis on queering Magnum PI? The world doesn’t need more cowboys. It needs more social justice crybullies.

Read the full story from Front Page Mag

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