Sunday, March 26, 2006

In which I am classist-

I have a hard time feeling sympathy for poor whites. Hear me out. I'm sad about the poverty, but I remember how white people vote overwhelmingly for things that they think will hurt people of color, like welfare reform, which always ends up backfiring on them when they are in need. Ignoring the system that has you poor while voting for the people who keep you poor? Doesn't work. I also think using blacks as scapegoats is not a good strategy. Fight the rich white guys- not us. They look like you- but they don't give a fuck about you or your family. The at least I'm not a n******* mindset has been hurting poor whites for centuries. It's time to have solidarity with your class, not your race.

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