Get over it: Jesus and Santa are White

Some people want to give Fox News's Megyn Kelly a lump of coal for Christmas after she remarked on Wednesday that Jesus and Santa Claus were white and that those who had a problem with it should just get over it. Well, I'm making a list and checking it twice, and I can tell you that, in this case, Kelly's critics are naughty and Kelly is nice. That is to say, you critics, you will have to get over it because Jesus and Santa are white. It's really not a hard matter to sort out, either. We should first be clear on what the various racial classifications actually are. Anthropologists generally define only three, and sometimes four, races. They are Caucasoid, Negroid and Mongoloid (Asian) - and Australoid would be the fourth. And especially relevant here are Caucasoid's subgroups: Aryans, Hamites and Semites.  So as far as Jesus goes, the answer should already be clear. Assuming He was Semitic - which isn't disputed too much - He was white. And, yes, Arabs and Persians are...(Read Full Post)