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Diversenfreude, Cont`d.
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December 05, 2010, 01:50 AM
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The "diversenfreude" surrounding the lawsuit filed against law firm Jones Day gets richer. The partner in charge of the Los Angeles office, "Rick" McKnight — one of the targets of the suit — is reportedly now stepping down from his position.

Now, I see no evidence that Attorney McKnight is himself a deserving object of "diversenfreude" (i.e., there`s nothing on the website that says"Rick is a leader of diversity efforts here at Jones Day, serving on the board of the NAACP and La Raza and volunteering his time as a mock trial judge at Martin Luther King, Jr. high school").

Actually, on a personal level, I kind of appreciate some of his professional accomplishments, including helping to fend off the notoriously scammy Dole banana lawsuits (and getting paid handsomely in the process, of course).

But now Rick`s career has been badly marred. Does he care? Will he connect the dots? Start showing up to American Renaissance conferences to tell the audience his tale of woe?

Nah. He`s got money in the bank. Of course, if you`re reading this, Rick, I`m sure Jared Taylor would be delighted to have you attend (or speak). What would you have to lose? The "diversity" scam has now made a complete fool of you, powerful law firm partner. It`s what comes up when you Google yourself, big guy.

Why not spill the beans? The more white men willing to bell the cat of "diversity", the better. Have you ever stopped to consider that what`s happening to you is part of a larger injustice against whites?

After leaving one office I worked in, a colleague reported to me that one of the lawyers had been forced to resign after being accused of sending a "racist e-mail". The lawyer forced to resign was a white woman who frequently complained about the laziness of a black/Hispanic female lawyer (mixed — she had a Hispanic last name, but black features). A search by IT found no evidence of a "racist" e-mail—just several complaints about lack of a work ethic.

Even at that, guess who won the battle: not the white attorney. I wasn`t close enough to her to inquire about matters or sympathize (maybe I should have), but what a spectacular blow to a person. "Diversenfreude" isn`t the right emotion for her—she was a sharp-witted white woman from Queens who didn`t deserve what happened to her.

So while "diversenfreude" is fun, we shouldn`t forget that the insanity of "diversity" often deals cruel blows to powerful and lowly whites alike. No joy in that.