The oldest youth group in the US has undergone a ‘sex-change’ operation of sorts by declaring itself a ‘gender neutral’ outfit. Such a move does a considerable disservice to both American men and women.
Founded in 1910 by the American media magnate and explorer William D. Boyce, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) provided a rite of passage to adulthood for over 100 million young men throughout its history.
According to biographer Janice Petterchak, Boyce structured his organization around particular ‘character-building’ attributes – like civic duty, patriotism and self-reliance – that he believed were crucial for “making men.”
William D. Boyce is certainly turning in his grave today.
In keeping with these extreme PC times, which got a generous dose of lunacy following revelations of (male) sexual impropriety in Hollywood – most famously on Harvey Weinstein’s casting couch (which I believe should be donated to the Smithsonian Institute to commemorate the soft spot where Liberals lost their collective mind) – the Boy Scouts of America got the memo that it’s time to adjust their sails to a Category 5 cultural storm.
Masculinity is now “toxic” & a “mental illness.” The #BoyScouts of America is dropping ‘Boys’ frm name. This is the culture war we face. The goal of the left is to convert men into weak, feckless, cupcakes. We just survived 8 years of one in the White House. Not cool. #tcot #ccot pic.twitter.com/DdCaJeNZ04
— Allen West (@AllenWest) May 2, 2018
Thus, lest anyone think them racist or sexist or whatever, America’s largest youth club has dropped the obscene four-letter word ‘Boys’ from its logo, opting instead for the emasculated sounding ‘Scouts BSA’. The makeover, however, will be more than…