ass-backwards


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ass-backwards

rude slang Profoundly dysfunctional, regressive, or incompetent. The school board is so ass-backwards! Can you believe they took away our school's art program?
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But I know that, unfortunately, in a racist society, things get turned ass-backwards. All over the country, including the place where I taught most recently, you see this error being compounded.
It's ass-backwards, but that's the American textiles business.
Saskatchewan farmer Howard Brown responded by saying we had it ass-backwards. "Shouldn't we put first things first: how do we create the political base for posing a fundamental challenge to capital?" Brown was right of course, something that we corrected a few years later when we launched a discussion of Sam Gindin's proposal to build a structured movement against capitalism--something less than a party but more than a coalition.
And I feel that the direction and the deliberations and discussions are all ass-backwards. I have to say that because I honestly feel what we should be discussing here is directions of the people we represent and not reacting to the federal government or legislation.
It is a set of beliefs that aren't based on facts and that are almost always ass-backwards."