The real sin of Derbyshire and Weissberg that led to their dismissal

In a comment on Robert Weissberg’s speech at the 2012 American Renaissance conference which resulted in his expulsion from NRO, Gerald M. concludes:

In the end though, I suspect Derbyshire and Weissberg were not canned by NRO for saying things about blacks which Lowry and his minions found unkind (despite their obvious truthfulness). They were dismissed because they were writing, or speaking, as self-conscious whites, as members of a group. At National Review, prime enforcer of the mainstream conservative dogma that we are all raceless, colorblind individuals, such behavior—even when it occurs in far away venues—can no longer be permitted.

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Posted by Lawrence Auster at April 11, 2012 06:18 PM | Send

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