The new 'Looks Like Me' civil rights standard

At the dawn of the modern civil rights movement, the goal was to force the government to follow the Constitution, and specifically the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment.  The clause, which took effect in 1868, provides that "nor shall any State ... deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."  In the 1970s, that morphed into the "make up for past discrimination" justification for racial and sexual preference affirmative action. Today, the left has taken affirmative action full circle, and we're back to doling out college admission and professional jobs on the "Looks like Me" standard.  The "Looks like Me" standard has been actively promoted by prominent business leaders, politicians, and influential activists.  After Kamala Harris ended her presidential campaign, California state senator Holly J. Mitchell said this: "I was saddened as a black...(Read Full Post)
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