I have blogged ad nauseaum about why conservatism remains so white and so male. I've tried for finesse often, but here's a reason that's about as subtle as butcher knife--they really don't give a fuck. Witness this silly item from Mark Krikorian that passive-aggressively tries to link Wamu's failure with its diversity efforts.
It's a real piece of work, but this is what you do when you have nothing of substance to say about one of the most challenging issues of our time, when you can't man up to the fact that, on these matters, you hail from the side that supported "Whites Only" signs and backed the thugs at the Edmund Pettus Bridge. You sit back and make snide comments about Affirmative Action run amock. You hurl spitballs from across the room at liberals and their sensitivity training. You get up dancing after a first down, while your team--our team--is getting blown out the stadium. Good God, people are packing their future into boxes, parents are sick over their college funds, middle-agers are watching their retirement waste away, and this dude is cracking wise about diversity. How classy.
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