Good riddance to positive images
The board of directors of Blaska Policy Werkes (and Tanning Salon) met in special, emergency session via Zoom (saves on airfare and hotel expenses) to make a momentous decision and to hell with you, the reader.
You opinion machts nichts!
No, the Werkes is not charging subscription. We have not sold out to Mark Zuckerberg. (Private message us; we can negotiate). Nor have we thrown in with Madame Brenda to espouse communism instead of a democratic and meritocratic republic. Nothing so trivial.
The big reveal is that the Werkes is discontinuing its seldom-used and much despised official logo. Eliminating it. Erasing it from the historical record. Expunging, purging, and shit-canning it. No longer will it grace your favorite conservative blogge — not that it has very often (but that is more due to negligence and incompetence on the part of our North Korean web designers).
Not even Blaska Policy Werkes (named after its founder and head groundskeeper) can swim upstream against the polluted currents of history. (We can’t even float downstream.) We follow the example of Aunt Jemima, the Land O’Lakes Indian maiden, and now Leinenkugel beer to move in lockstep with the prevailing conformity.
Worse, he’s SMILING!
Willie Werkes, our now-discontinued logo, stereotyped white men as self-satisfied, well adjusted, eager to please. Where is the anger? The shame? The guilt for 1619? Our icon’s positive demeanor and go-getter attitude is an affront to the suffering of all oppressed peoples (those being Blacks, Hispanics, LGBTQRST folk, women, students, and Nike spokesmen). Like the mainstream media said of the Covington Catholic high school kid, you just want to smack the him in the puss!
⇒ Willie Werkes (pronounced “Vill he Verk?”) needs a good twerking followed by a beatdown from COVID-19-masked high school counsellors.
How to replace him? That may require years of study, as witness that NFL team from Washington formerly known as the “* * * skins.” (What’s wrong with “Washington Skins” — as in skins and shirts?) We can’t darken Willie’s epidermis. As the case of Uncle Ben’s Rice proves (don’t ask us why), Black people are verboten as the face of consumer goods. And White = Privilege. (How long can Betty Crocker hold out?)
Blaska’s Bottom Line: Now get off our case.