Skip to comments.Who's the Most 'Racist'?
Posted on 07/06/2013 7:08:40 AM PDT by NotYourAverageDhimmi
When Rasmussen Reports asked some of its polling subjects to conduct an odd exercise in racial stereotyping, the results were counterintuitive, or at least counterstereotypical:
Thirty-seven percent (37%) of American Adults think most black Americans are racist, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. Just 15% consider most white Americans racist, while 18% say the same of most Hispanic Americans.
Before we dig deeper into the poll's findings, let's note an enormous caveat: The word "racist" has multiple meanings. Merriam-Webster lists two: "1: a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race," and "2: racial prejudice or discrimination."
A prime reason talk about "racism" tends to be more inflammatory than enlightening is the elision of the very large difference between these two definitions. Thus: The Tea Party opposes the policies of Barack Obama, who is black. Some Tea Party members have said things that offend the racial sensibilities of left-leaning Americans. Thus, the lefties conclude, the Tea Party is driven by prejudice--it is, according to them, "racist" (by definition 2). In the left's imagination, that puts the Tea Party in the same category as the Ku Klux Klan, even though the Klan indisputably was racist by definition 1.
To put it more concisely, much of the "dialogue" about race in America today consists of equating dubiously imputed racial prejudice with white supremacy.
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I am. I hate all races equally.
People piss me off.
Beat me to it and I hate you for it.
There’s no racism without race...so every race must be somewhat “racist”.
Its a sphincteratti conspiracy.
So if this is true (and I believe it is) why do black Americans not do something about it? Why do the race hustlers get a free pass? Why do they not speak up when the race card is played?
What are they afraid of?
Beat me to it... I hate you !....:o)
Damn ...you too !...:o)
Who riots the most?.
IMO ....They profit from it ....
..They profit from it ..
If that’s true, and it certainly may be, then honest hardworking people should be disgusted.
Those stinking Eskimos!
Yes, my misanthropy is often mistaken for racism, sexism, male chauvinism, bigotry, and homophobia. People like to think they are special.
Ask around, I’m an ass.
I’ve singled out Norwegians because I’m sick of those herring shuckers always getting a pass.
A round what ?
At least yer a smart one... Stay safe !
Yep darn ice backs.