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May 23, 2016

Huffington Post: A Portrait In Privilege

Theory: White people on the left have to scream the loudest about other white people's alleged privilege in order to maintain their own actual privilege.

By which I mean: They subscribe to an ideology that champions quotas and racial set-asides above most other political goods. And yet the staffs of their media companies, which are the PR firms for their ideology, are whiter than Daryl Hall's arctic rabbit fur cocaine purse.

What to do, then? How do you scream about quotas and racial set-asides when you're all whiter than a Nazareth tribute band in an Anchorage, Alaska White Castle?

Well, what you do is yell about, say, a Staten Island fire department company that has only one or two minority firemen. The more you can shout about this Staten Island fire department, the more you can distract your ideological fellow-travelers away from the fact that you are yourself whiter than Kenny Loggin's super-elite VIP Dungeons & Dragons club.

And I'm putting this in a jokey way but of course I'm dead serious and absolutely white: Rich white progressives like Matt Damon talk about other people's tax rates in order to avoid discussing their own.

The entire progressive movement, which champions, allegedly, the non-white and the poor, is white and wealthy throughout all of its leadership ranks, apart from its few tokens.

To avoid the obvious contradiction here, the wealthy, white leadership (both political and, I can't believe I'm using this word, intellectual) screams about other wealthy white people as loud as they can, hoping the acolytes of the church they control don't notice all the wealthy, white people in the cardinal and bishop ranks.

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