Regarding Andrew Sullivan's defense of the scientific facts on race and IQ,[Race And IQ. Again. Daily Dish, May 14, 2013], linked to by Steve below, I can say that this (modified limited) defense of the facts has always been Andrew Sullivan's position. He's been attacked for it since 1994. If you Google "Andrew Sullivan" Racist "Bell Curve" the screen below is what you get.
One of them is from left-wing anti-think tank Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting in January, 1995, and the top one is from Gawker, today. (One is from a conservative blog.)
So the questions are "Why does he do this?" and "How does he get away with it?" I mean, the Heritage Foundation would fire him in a minute.
America's favorite stoner blogger, Andrew Sullivan, is worried that "p.c. ... As such, Sullivan gave a cover story to The Bell Curve, a horrendous piece of ... who will listen that he is totally not a racist, but, look, he's just saying, scientifically, black ...
Nov 30, 2011 – Andrew Sullivan Revives Racist "Bell Curve" Argument—Here's Why He's Wrong. I understand the fascination with certain white people wanting ...
Nov 24, 2011 – Apparently, Andrew Sullivan, conservative blogger over at The Dish, ... of why the Bell Curve was garbage, and why silver tongued racists like ...
Oct 17, 2005 – Is defending The Bell Curve an example of intellectual honesty? ... 26 post by Andrew Sullivan on his blog, which is worth quoting at length: ... science, or the same old Francis Galton-ish racism poured into fancy new casks.
Nov 30, 2011 – Yes, Andrew Sullivan is Sounding Kind of Racist, Too. Filed under: ... But The Bell Curve wasn't that kind of serious inquiry. It was plainly an ...
Jan 1, 1995 – When the New Republic devoted almost an entire issue (10/31/94) to a debate with the authors of The Bell Curve, editor Andrew Sullivan ...
Nov 30, 2011 – Andrew Sullivan and the Bell Curve Follies: "The Mental Age of the ... their racist bonafides as mainstream figures in the Republican Party, and ...
Nov 2, 2007 – Andrew Sullivan has recently made a concerted effort to revive the reputation of scientific racism. Today, he ... Sullivan's defense of scientific racism is wide ranging: from “The Bell Curve,” to ear wax, to foot size. Every time he ...
Nov 30, 2011 – Andrew Sullivan Revives Racist “Bell Curve” Argument–Here's Why He's Wrong | AlterNet. Funny how people cling to their prejudices about ...