Sailer in Taki's: A Half Century of Amnesia
August 02, 2018, 08:57 AM
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From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:

A Half Century of Amnesia
by Steve Sailer

August 01, 2018

Now Ezra Klein, founder of Vox and paladin of mainstream Democratic thinking, has written an essay that suggests a bit of a step toward realism among Establishment punditry:

White threat in a browning America
How demographic change is fracturing our politics.

Klein manages to avoid using the word “tribal.” Instead, he basically admits that increasing white political solidarity is a predictable reaction to onrushing demographic change…

Klein goes on to recount various small-scale academic studies that found that when researchers point out to white people how fast they are being demographically overwhelmed, they worry about it. Whites who are made aware by researchers of just how precarious their children’s long-term political position will be are likely to favor more conservative policies. It’s almost as if citizens assume that the point of the United States is, as the Preamble to the Constitution states, to benefit “ourselves and our posterity.”

So here, then, is what we know: Even gentle, unconscious exposure to reminders that America is diversifying—and particularly to the idea that America is becoming a majority-minority nation—pushes whites toward more conservative policy opinions and more support of the Republican Party.

In other words, white people become a problem for Democrats when they are made aware of the fate Democrats are plotting for them and theirs.

Read the whole thing there.


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