The Wages of Race-and-Gender Socialism

Barack Obama has promised that he will rise above race. After all, his mother was white and his father was from Kenya. Senator Obama is a persuasive orator, and I am inclined to believe he is sincere.  But will the race and gender industry go out of business? There's not a chance in the world. Race and gender splitting is a goldmine that never runs out. Suppose you had four kids, two boys and two girls. One of the girls is blonde, the other a brunette. One of the boys is an athlete, the other a nerd. You're a compassionate liberal, and therefore you decide that you have to make up for all the historical suffering of all the non-blonde girls and all the non-athletic boys. So you openly favor your brunette daughter and  your nerdy son. It warms the cockles of your heart to be so benevolent. Naturally you tell the kids that your affirmative action program is just temporary, until the victim groups catch up to the natural advantages given to blondes and athletes. So you send...(Read Full Article)