Skip to comments.Why Does the Left Seek to Conflate Political Ideology with Race?
Posted on 01/31/2018 6:20:36 AM PST by davikkm
A mass of recent stories about white folk fearing the browning of the United States is doing rounds not only on social media, but in what passes for regular news networks. The accusations state that people voted for Trump because they are racist, because they dont want more people with darker skin coming to the US. Not only is this idea wrong, it is politically motivated.
If you really want to know what Americans (and people in Europe) are afraid of, its not the browning of the nation, it is the flawed and often dangerous ideology that comes with some elements of mass-migration.
Take the UK for example. British newspapers are filled with stories of Islamophobia and racism against migrants (even second and third generation). You would think that Britain is one of the least welcoming places if you have dark skin. But the reality is something quite different.
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The Democrats believe they can form a ruling majority with strong majorities amongst Blacks and Hispanics and approximately 30% of Whites.
Because calling someone “racist” offers more frisson than “anti-Communist”.
Because it puts their political enemies on the defensive and deflects from the fact that they are vile, immoral scum incapable of empathy and virulently disinterested in any policy or discussion that will benefit anyone other than themselves.
Well - race and politics/ideology are often connected. Look at our own country.
What exactly are the black & Hispanic caucues?
Liberals have replaced the socialist/communist war between the classes with never-ending conflict between different demographic groups they say all hate each other and can never get along fairly unless big Mommy State takes over and makes everything fair.
It is a shift from the paternal oppression to the maternal oppression, but same policies otherwise.
Interesting comment. One of the Soviet Union's most intense efforts (active measures) in this country was to radicalize non-whites in this country...blacks in particular.
...it makes people shut up...
that’s all they have
If they lose the Africans among them, they lose it all. The Africans made it certain by their segregation in the audience and their tribal garb that they consider themselves to be reckoned with in a post Obama world.
it sucks to be leftist
Because it's a plank in the communist manifesto.
The whites I know don’t care what color a person is as long as they work, respect the country and its Constitution, obey its laws and value liberty. Other than that, whites’ opinions vary on certain social issues such as abortion and weird sexual practices.
But I think the least of whites’ concerns revolve around race. And the only “Browning” most of us care about centers on 2nd Amendment issues.
Because their political ideology requires it.
It’s all they have. They depend on having several permanent groups in the underclass, all angry, poor, miserable, and convinced that the only way to be happy is to vote democrat, so the democrats will take all White Peoples’ money and give it to the underclass.
When Pelosi commented that Trump’s Immigration plan was one to “make America white again,” she admitted the Dems real racism. If we have a merit based system, is she saying “people of color” can have no merit?
I will bid one Black Pride and raise you one La Raza.
(the race card, get it.. :-) )
They do it because they have a "divide and conquer" strategy.
Most people who vote Republican self-identify as simply "Americans". Their grandparents came from all over the world, but by the second generation or so they drop the hyphenated part of their identity (for example. Italian-American, African-American) and and identify with the kids they went to school with; eg "Americans". If you get 300 million people self-identifyng as being one group, that's lot of power to any party that values patriotism.
Democrats and their neo-communist allies have adopted a strategy of taking these self identified Americans and dis-uniting them. I'm not going to get into the historical weeds of th evolution of this strategy, but it seeks to divide and conquer, and re-shape the way that society sees itself.
They do this by isolating people into smaller, more controllable groups based upon the theory of Victimhood Status. So we've got 3rd Wave Feminists, and "Black Lives Matter" rioters, Antifa/BAMN rioters, gay and trans activists, and Trust Fund SJW's who are too tragically hip to approve of anything so bourgeois as patriotism.
And they convince them that THEY, and only THEY have their best interests at heart, as they point to the gender-nonspecific bathrooms in you child's middle school.
It is indeed a divide, conquer and destroy strategy practiced by the entire political left.
They can't fathom a world where people are judged upon the content of their character, not the color of their skin.
Combine that with swallowing this SJW philosophy whole.
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