A few days ago, scarily prolific writer Joyce Carol Oates decided to start tweeting ignorant racist thoughts on all sorts of topics! Why? Who knows!

There was this:

(It's certainly not "American.")


There was also this:

and this:


Writers expressed their outrage/simply cringed, but that didn't deter her from sharing her thoughts on the Trayvon Martin trial today.

Just: shhhh.