It was funny, and a fitting sign of how embarrassing and pathetic America’s federal bureaucracy has become. But while it’s fun to laugh at the Biden Administration fighting “racism” with free crack pipes, let’s not forget about a far more disturbing and ominous case of racial discrimination in the provision of public goods.
Suddenly, and with shockingly little public discussion, debate, or even acknowledgment, America has become a country where medical treatment is granted, or denied, on the basis of skin color. Specifically, it’s become a country where it is acceptable to send white people, and only white people, to be the back of the line, for reasons of fighting “systemic racism.”
Shortly after the new year, Aaron Sibarium of the Washington Free Beacon shone a light on anti-white medical policies adopted in New York, Minnesota, and Utah:
In New York, racial minorities are automatically eligible for scarce COVID-19 therapeutics, regardless of age or underlying conditions. In Utah, “Latinx ethnicity” counts for more points than “congestive heart failure” in a patient’s “COVID-19 risk score”—the state’s framework for allocating monoclonal antibodies. And in Minnesota, health officials have devised their own “ethical framework” that prioritizes black 18-year-olds over white 64-year-olds—even though the latter are at much higher risk of severe disease. Read more…