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Amanda Marcotte @AmandaMarcotte
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The whole “rich white liberals want you to live with people of color but won’t do it themselves” gambit, eh? Which, like much of Trump’s rhetoric, comes straight out of white nationalist literature.
It’s a silly distraction. Do wealthy white liberal hypocrites exist? Sure, but they aren’t the majority of Democrats, who have a multi-racial coalition. More to the point, white people who wall themselves off from others in the suburbs tend to vote more Republican.
That some white liberals need to be better simply doesn’t justify destroying the environment to build a massive eyesore that serves mainly as a symbolic monument to racism.
At the end, this argument boils down to, “Unless all white liberals shred all remaining vestiges of personal prejudice, then widespread, overt white nationalism must be the law of the land.” But it doesn’t answer why, or why the opinions of people of color don’t matter.
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