A few photos show that, while the Left preaches racial and gender diversity, it’s actually conservatives who truly embrace it –and for the best reasons.
The Left loves to hector conservatives for being white — white privilege, white supremacy, white hegemony, toxic whiteness, etc. They also like to claim that all this white thought comes from (ick) men — toxic masculinity, dead white men, white men who ought to be dead, etc.
The fact that the Left is operating from a place of terrible hypocrisy is irrelevant to the Leftists. What’s important is that they can keep blacks voting Democrat by contending that Leftists are the party of diversity, while conservatives are not. The same holds true for their insistence that conservatives have no room for women, so all correct thinking women should vote Democrat.
It’s certainly true that, on the street or at the DNC, there are a lot of black and female faces. Here’s an SEIU protest in New Orleans, for example:
And here’s a crowd shot at the 2016 DNC convention, although it does trend male, I think:
Leftists also have a few talking heads of color — Don Lemon, Van Jones, Joy Reid, etc.
What’s fascinating, though, is that the “thought leaders” at outlets such as Huffington Post, the New York Times, and the Washington Post are all remarkably . . . er, pale: [Read more…]