When life gives you Lemons, it’s time to switch off CNN:
CNN's Don Lemon: "We have to stop demonizing people and realize the biggest terror threat in this country is white men, most of them radicalized to the right, and we have to start doing something about them." pic.twitter.com/OFu9fL3eHn
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) October 31, 2018
Translation: we have to stop demonising some people and start demonising others.
If you can sustain this contradiction in your mind you’re most likely a leftists like Don Lemon. The same people maintain that you cannot be racist against white people, having just redefined the term racism away from its traditional meaning to a formula where “racism = prejudice + power”. Because non-white people don’t have power, they cannot be racist; white people have all the power, therefore can and are. Easy.
Another benefit of this sort of collectivist, group-based thinking that’s not remarked upon often enough is that allows to disregard any and all meaningful intra-group differences. Thus, Don Lemon is a black man who is wealthier, more prominent and more influential than probably 99 per cent of white men in his country, yet being a part of a minority can at the same time enjoy the outsider and a victim status.
Tell us about the white privilege, Dan.