lol, “coming out now talking about” the whole hiring situation... try like a decade ago. This is old, long debunked conspiracy nonsense revived by our dumber than a bag of rocks President, who has lies and actions a thousand times worse than being mistaken about your heritage.
She put white on her job applications and didn’t apply or receive any minority scholarships. I’m amazed at the conservatives (in general, not anyone here) wasting time going so hard on this but I guess when your trash bag President gets one of his zany ideas the rest gotta fall in line.
Oh, yes, she put white on everything, but somehow got labeled a minority in the Association of American Law Schools records. And was touted as Harvard's first woman of color. I'm sure that happens all the time. She also didn't seem to be in any rush to change it. And just you know, she only put white when applying for school. But, when it came to get a job, in an environment that was feeling pressure to hire minorities, she sure whipped that out real quick.
And who's wasting time on this? Oh, yea, that would be Warren, who brought this back up in some feeble attempt at a presidential run. She had Trump so bad in her head she felt the need to do this big announcement 22 days before the mid-terms, when she should be focused on winning them for her side. And the MSM who is wasting time defending her ridiculous <2% standard, as well as misquoting Trump on the actual bet. Oh, but they would never do that. Well, except for 3 times in just as many days. First about Lee, then about his response to Ford, and now this.
She never put minority on an application or entrance forms.
So how do you get hired as a minority if you don't list yourself as a minority?
Wrong. When applying for school, she always put white. But, when it came time to get a job, she had herself listed as a minority. With the God awful excuse that she though it would get her invited to luncheons. If you want to believe that, I got a bridge to sell.
You are aware racial politics has existed in the US for the entire existence of the nation, correct?
In some form or another. But, in the past 50 years or so it has been ratcheted up to a point of no comparison.
I don't doubt that people are walking away. I want nothing to do with the "Left". Of course, after watching people on the "Right" do the exact same thing with Trump's many, many lies, it's not like anyone is going to seek shelter in that direction, either. Trump could tell us he's half black and start using "nigga" in his speeches and FOX News would run a one hour special celebrating him as the first Real American minority President. As for this particular situation, though, who really gives a damn? I don't. On the list of lies told by politicians, this is one where all I can do is shrug. I literally do not care about this one way or another and most people are probably rolling their eyes over the whole thing relative to both sides trying to make a big deal out of it.
As far as hypocrisy goes, wouldn't that also apply to people who make a big deal about one fabrication yet suddenly turn blind about others? We have a lot of people on this website who seem to get outraged by the bad behavior of politicians ... but only when it comes from one side. I really don't want to hear about hypocrisy from that group.
If it's creating more Independents or Libertarians, that's fine by me. Your example with Trump is pretty silly, though. I agree that they make too many excuses for him, but they would definitely not go that far. Some radicals may, but the majority would not. Of course, Trump, while not always good at self-awareness, is still more self-aware than that. The Dems, however, are already proving, right now, that they would go that far for their guy/gal.
I think right now a lot of the fight from the Right has more to do with not allowing Dems to create some weird standards going forward. With Kavanaugh, it was the principle of innocent until proven guilty, which they wanted to turn into "guilty until proven innocent, unless it's one of our guys." With this one, we can't have someone with less than 2% of minority DNA claiming to be a minority. At that point, we are ALL minorities. Which also means that NONE of us are minorities. It's ridiculous. And it seems funny to me that the party of the minority doesn't seem to care that the actual Cherokee Nation put out a statement discrediting Warren and her claims.
I will tell you this is all from someone who could not bring himself to vote for Trump in 2016. He had too many faults in his record, in my opinion. But, he became our president, anyway. I do plan to vote for him in 2020, though, as his policies have actually brought some good things. I think there will be a lot like me.