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Identity Politics in Overdrive
City Journal, by Heather MacDonald

Original Article

Posted By:Pluperfect, 10/23/2018 1:58:21 PM

The current lawsuit challenging Harvard University’s use of racial preferences in admissions is about “white supremacy,” according to the school’s supporters. So, too, was the defense of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh against the charge of sexual assault, according to Kavanaugh’s critics. Never mind that the plaintiffs in the Harvard lawsuit are Asian-American students who were denied admission to the school despite academic qualifications superior to those of whites, and that Kavanaugh’s accuser was white herself. The roiling mass of resentments and one-upmanship that is identity politics is becoming ever more irrational in the Trump era.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: stablemoney, 10/23/2018 2:15:44 PM     (No. 11806723)

Identity politics is an evil brought to us by the devil, or Democrats. It has become a shield for bad behavior, poor performance, and justifying privileges for those that have not earned them.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sore Eye Assets, 10/23/2018 3:53:44 PM     (No. 11806795)

This just underscores why you should never ever hire anyone who´s been to Harvard let alone having them get anywhere near the reins of government.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 10/23/2018 3:57:40 PM     (No. 11806798)

Asian American students are discriminated against in many places including the proposed re-vamping of NYC special schools.

It is insidious that their ability and hard work are actually held against them. We should be having them in the schools to give them an opportunity to model their study ethic for other students.

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