If you’re one of those people who thinks that wrongdoing against white people is “not as bad” because of historical context, then I was wrong about you being a moderate.

The issue was “is racism against white people a pervasive and systemic issue in the same way racism against minorities is?”. The answer is obviously no. That’s not even controversial.

Wrongdoing is wrongdoing no matter the historical circumstances.

This is exactly what I said. I literally said it was wrong that he lost his job.

Problems are not less important just because they affect people whom you deem to be privileged.

No, but the question was is it a pervasive and systemic issue. Yes, it’s possible to be racist against white people and it has happened. But it’s not even close to the violence and oppression suffered both historically AND TODAY by minorities. And historical oppression has major implications for present material conditions.

I was trying to point out that the efficacy of leftist ideological spread would make any alt-righted jealous

Again, that sort of ‘SJW’ culture is not meaningfully Left in any sense.

Fearmongering has distorted your worldview so much that you see racists and bigots everywhere, just like the alt-righters who see criminals and ‘inferior’ people everywhere.

Then you must explain to me why Trump’s campaign rhetoric around immigration and minorities was so effective in galvanizing a broad constituency. Right from the get-go he said “They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people”. That’s what he said to KICK OFF his campaign, and people loved it. If you can’t see that’s a racist dogwhistle, I don’t know what to say to you.

There are a dozen other reasons why Trump got elected, including the fact that Hillary sucked. But there is absolutely no question his campaign was extremely racist and it wasn’t just the online ‘alt-right’ who loved him for it.

Corporate accountant and former auditor with degrees in philosophy and accounting.

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