The 2012 Whiteness Crisis And The Race-Riot Card

Why the sudden flurry of attacks on whites for purported racism since about the time Mitt Romney wrapped up the Republican nomination? Several media figures have been fired: Naomi Schaefer Riley, John Derbyshire, Robert Weissberg, and others widely defamed (Lena Dunham, Lesley Arfin, and even Zooey Deschanel). What`s behind this spring`s hysteria among the chattering class?

Clearly, some whites are being punished to encourage the others. But … to encourage the others to do what, precisely?

To not even think about not re-electing the black President. Don`t go there. The message that`s being sent is: bad stuff happens to people who don`t like blacks, which, for practical purposes in 2012 can be defined as people whom blacks don`t like, or whom blacks might not like if they ever noticed them. 

The ultimate message is one that can`t be sent publicly, at least not before a lot more ground is prepared via Two Minute Hates or Two Month Hates in the case of George Zimmerman:

Nice little gentrified downtown you`ve got there. It would be a shame if anything were to happen to it Election Night because some vibrant youths were displeased that their side lost.