Thursday, June 20, 2013

Univ of Penn Professor - 20 Plus Week Abortion Ban Bill Because of White Fear . Really ?

In politics it is of course natural to get tribal. Our team versus their team geaux team knock the other guys block off  sort of things. 

It is also natural for us just to  try to ignore when someone says something stupid on our side

I do it I admit at times . No one wants to say something bad about our team. Again it is very LSU vs Alabama like .

 Rod Dreher touched on this last week:

....TNC’s post prescribes diversity to conservatives to get them to be less “stupid,” and again, I agree that it’s always good to try to understand the perspective of others. But: every conservative has heard liberals say incredibly ignorant, stupid, untrue things about conservatives, but one rarely hears liberals worry about their own epistemic closure resulting from their monocultural liberalism. As I’ve written here before, conservatives are extremely wary when they hear calls for “diversity” and for “racial dialogue,” not because either is a bad thing in and of itself, but because they are code words for, “We liberals are going to tell you conservatives why you are wrong, and what we expect you to do about it.”...

I thought of this the other day when I saw remarks of University of Pennsylvania Assistant Professor Salamisha Tillet on the MSNBC show reagrding the vote on the 20 plus week abortion ban .

Well, I think, the Census just released data, so part of it is the changing racial demographics in the United States. For the first time in American history, children born under the age of five are racial, the majority of them are racial and ethnic minorities in the U.S. So I think that there's a kind of moral panic, a fear of the end of whiteness that we've been seeing a long time in that I think, you know, Obama's ascension as President kind of symbolizes to a certain degree. And so I think this is one response to that sense that there's a decreasing white majority in the country and that women's bodies and white women's bodies in particular are obviously a crucial way of reproducing whiteness, white supremacy, white privilege. And so I think it's just a kind of clamping down on women's bodies, in particular white women's bodies, even though women of color are really caught in the fray.

Lord have mercy does she really I mean really believe this?  As American Thinker posted here she seems to have the whole world upside down !

Needless to say its not generally pro lifers going into minority neighborhoods and doing the hard sell on having  a IUD installed in minority women or concerned about those various shades of  non white folks making so many babies abroad.

In the end it appears English from Harvard University and her M.A.T. from Brown University does not prevent folks from imagining crazy things.

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