Greenfield: If You’re Reading This, You’re Racist

Mother Jones, the leftist magazine not the long dead co-founder of the Wobblies, unveiled its latest blow for social justice, an article claiming that lunch was racist. “Why You Should Stop Eating Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner,” the venerable leftist publication bleated. “Dogmatic adherence to mealtimes is anti-science, racist, and might actually be making you sick”…

…Last year, Mother Jones broke new records in racism clickbait. “This is How Racist Your Air Is” was a typical headline which claimed that, “If you’re white, you’re probably breathing cleaner air.” And if you’re a white progressive, you’re probably reading a magazine ranting about breakfast bigotry named after a woman who thought “darkeys” was a laugh line.

The constant claims of racism are as ubiquitous as they are absurd. “Coke’s recipe wasn’t the only thing influenced by white supremacy,” the New York Times writes of the soft drink’s elimination of cocaine. The paper also inquired whether “Biblical Epics are Epically Racist” based on Reza Aslan’s claim that Jews in movies should look like Arab Muslims; an assertion that reeks of unchallenged Islamic Supremacism…

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