"Andrew Sullivan" Racist "Bell Curve"—How Does He Get Away With It?
05/15/2013
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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.

 

  1. A Reader's Guide to Andrew Sullivan's Defense of Race Science

    gawker.com/5863453/?
    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 ...
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    Andrew Sullivan Revives Racist "Bell Curve" Argument—Here's Why ...

    www.alternet.org/.../andrew_sullivan_revives_racist_%22bell_curve%22...?
    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 ...
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    Andrew Sullivan's Very White (and Racist) Burden | Politic365

    politic365.com/2011/11/.../andrew-sullivans-very-white-and-racist-burde...?
    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 ...
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    The Bell Curve revisited. - Slate Magazine

    www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2005/10/moral_courage.html?
    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.
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    Yes, Andrew Sullivan is Sounding Kind of Racist, Too - Patterico's ...

    patterico.com/2011/.../yes-andrew-sullivan-is-sounding-kind-of-racist-to...?
    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 ...
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    Racism Resurgent — FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting

    fair.org/extra-online-articles/racism-resurgent/?
    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 ...
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    Daily Kos: Andrew Sullivan and the Bell Curve Follies: "The Mental ...

    www.dailykos.com/.../-Andrew-Sullivan-and-the-Bell-Curve-Follies-The...?
    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 ...
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    Radical Negative: Andrew Sullivan: Stalwart Defender of Scientific ...

    radicalnegative.blogspot.com/.../andrew-sullivan-has-recently-made.html?
    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 ...
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    Andrew Sullivan Revives Racist Bell Curve” Argument–Here's

    www.theprogressivemind.info/?p=75496?
    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 ...
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