The Liberal Hate for White People Should Cost Them Big at The Ballot Box
You may have noticed that liberals don’t seem to like white people who aren’t liberals very much. Many liberal minorities now regularly aim vicious attacks at white men in particular or white people as a group. You might think this would bother white liberals, but many of them actually echo those attacks, presumably in the errant hope that they’ll be looked at as one of the “cool white people” by many of their Caucasian-hating minority comrades. Not only is there no penalty on the Left for racist attacks on white people, but aiming vile hatred at white people based on the color of their skin is actively defended by liberals.
But, you don’t even have to take my word for it because here’s famous liberal pundit Andrew Sullivan admitting that it’s true,
“Scroll through left-Twitter and you find utter incredulity that demonizing white people could in any way be offensive," he said. "That’s the extent to which loathing of and contempt for ‘white people’ is now background noise on the left.”
The latest example of this is Sarah Jeong. She’s an Asian tech writer who was hired by the New York Times. After some people looked at her tweets, they discovered that she really seems to hate white people with a vengeance.
Incidentally, Jeong has hundreds of more tweets like this. This is someone who is being defended almost (but, not quite) universally on the Left. Worse yet, the liberal response to this kind of open racism is that there’s nothing wrong with it. For example, here’s the all-too-typical take on the Jeong controversy from one of the liberal wonks at Vox:
This is, incidentally, why you hear a lot of people on the social left say there’s no such thing as ‘reverse racism.’ We interpret language through social context. Because of the way racial power structures are set up, the same set of words mean very different things when you swap out ‘white people’ for ‘black people,’ ‘Asians,’ ‘Jews,’ etc. The phrase might be racist in one context, in the sense of conveying actual racial animus, but not in another.
Of course, back in the real world, “power structures” have absolutely nothing to do with whether you hate someone for the color of his skin. For example, a white unemployed high school dropout who joins the KKK is never going to be excused for his racism by a liberal because he has no power. In that case, racism has nothing to do with “power” as far as liberals are concerned. Yet by any rational standard, that racist Cletus has a lot less power than someone like Sarah Jeong, who went to Harvard and is on the editorial board of the New York Times.