UCLA Rejects $3 Million Gift From Donald Sterling for Medical Research
It isn’t just the admittedly unlikeable Donald Sterling who is paying a heavy price for our society having degenerated into a cringing herd of cowards unwilling to stand up to a possibly financially motivated lynch mob. Everyone suffers who would like to be able to say whatever they like in private conversations without having their lives destroyed by the pack of sanctimonious jackals we call the media. Those with kidney ailments will suffer even more:
UCLA said it is rejecting the $3 million donation received last month from the Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling after he was banned for life from the NBA over a racist audiotape. …
The money was set to be earmarked to research the structural properties of key proteins in the kidney that affects its function in health and disease, the school said.
The reason for the rejection: to prove that the educrats aren’t “racists.” Everyone must know that they are taking a firm stand against Jewish zillionaires telling their mulatto mistresses not to hang out with blacks at basketball games.
Meanwhile, outside the realm of liberal ideology:
At the time of the contribution, Dr. Ira Kurtz, who is the chair of the school’s Nephrology department, noted that kidney disease affects 500 million people worldwide, including a “disproportionate” number of African Americans and Latinos.
“Blacks are more than three times as likely as whites to develop kidney disease and account for a third of U.S. kidney patients. Outrage won’t help their cause,” Virginia Postrel writes for Bloomberg View.
Who knows how much misery and incapacitation could have been prevented with that $3 million? But the important thing to the educrats at UCLA is their absurd moral posturing — as if anything could be less moral than denying care to the sick in the name of a diseased ideology, political correctness.
On a tip from Wiggins. Cross-posted at Moonbattery.