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Sailer In TAKIMAG: "Was the Juice on the Juice?"
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June 22, 2016, 11:14 AM
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From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:

Was The Juice on the Juice?

by Steve Sailer

June 22, 2016

I’ve been pointing out for years that O.J. Simpson’s 1994 white Bronco run for the Mexican border from his lawyer Robert Kardashian’s house was a turning point in American cultural history, spawning the Kardashians, Caitlyn Jenner, and much else that you could be watching on your TV right now. …

This is the year that the media finally figured out this bit of its own history and is running various lengthy miniseries and documentaries about O.J. Simpson. But that raises the problem of explaining to young people who O.J. was and why.

All good youngsters today know that America was virulently racist until, roughly, last week.

But the O.J. story is hard to fit into The Narrative of endless white racism...

The reason the conventional wisdom has such trouble making sense out of the Simpson story is because O.J. epitomizes how beloved blacks had become by American whites in the last third of the 20th century…and how often blacks then let whites down.

Read the whole thing there.

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