Slate`s Dave Weigel
always cheerfully retweets attacks on him, see below, where he gets two
from someone called Rania Khalek.
"I know it`s not an easy white person name"? White people are named Skaskiw
, Borzellieri, Kurtagic, Monastyrskyj
, Papageorgiou, Verhaegh,
The problem isn`t "racism", or white orthographic privilege, however—Weigel simply can`t spell. After Peter Brimelow was on a panel at CPAC, Weigel wrote what I called a "brief, non-rabid" account of it, and I wrote
You’ll notice, or perhaps you won’t, that Weigel has spelled Weltanschauung wrong above. He’s a bad speller, and , and has furthermore misspelled “mezzanine,” (above). But we sympathize—we’re terrible proof-readers. At at least he’s not filled with hate.
Hate for us, that is. But his spelling failures aren`t about race, unless you`ve been conditioned to think everything
is about race.