Culture, Economy & Business, Politics

Affirmative Action Either Dies in Court, or Dies in Practice

A Wall Street Journal article recently profiled the young high school graduate, who despite a stellar academic record will be attending Arizona State University after receiving rejection letters from the Ivy League schools and some University of California flagships…

The meritocratic America is dead, and it’s now a husk replaced by a caste-based spoils system. And Kaitlyn, being a white, middle-class, probably heterosexual girl from a flyover state, is nearly at the bottom of this caste system…

cBut the single best thing Kaitlyn could have done to improve her admissions cycle was simply not be white. The only reason Kaitlyn is stuck at ASU, instead of being an auto-admit at the Ivy of her choice, is because of her skin color. For decades, in flagrant disregard for every principle of equality or judging humans as individuals, America’s elite colleges have systematically treated some races favorably, and others unfavorably, solely based on skin color. It’s not even in dispute…

Last October, a poll made the rounds online. According to the poll, a full third of white people are already lying about their race on college applications, mostly by inventing bogus American Indian ancestry. Read more…

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