CNN Commentator Sally Kohn Believes That White People are Automatically Born Guilty of “Privilege”

The liberals are out parading their delusions in force, desperately trying to pretend that the thugs and looters in Ferguson are actually peaceful protesters who have every right to burn their city down in response to them disagreeing with a grand jury. According to CNN commentator Sally Kohn, us white people just can’t understand, because we are all born with white privilege.

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In an op-ed featured in The Washington Post, Kohn invokes the assertion that “white privilege” is birthed within Caucasians. She writes:

“Benefiting from white privilege is automatic. Defending white privilege is a choice.

Privilege is like oxygen: You don’t realize it’s there until it’s gone. As white folks, we can’t know what it’s like to go through life without racial privilege because we literally haven’t. You may have heard stories about black friends being monitored in department stores or seen the research that black names on resumes get half as many job interviews as white names on the same resumes. Maybe you know that a black man or boy is killed every 28 hours in America by police or vigilantes. Maybe you’ve read the studies on implicit “shooter bias” — how we’re all more likely to pull a simulated trigger on unarmed black men than unarmed white men — and maybe you know that even the most egalitarian Americans harbor unconscious negative attitudes about black people. The studies and the stories are overwhelming. Just this week, police shot and killed a black 12-year-old for holding a BB gun.

… Being a constructive part of America’s necessary discussion on race and racial bias means acknowledging how bias and privilege may shape your own life even if you don’t want it to. Responsibility isn’t the same as culpability. It is not your personal fault that Michael Brown was shot and killed or that we have deep and structural racial bias in America. But that bias is nonetheless a reality, and so you do have a responsibility as to whether you are part of the problem or part of the solution. Just like you’re mistaken if you don’t think white is a race, you’re mistaken if you think you can remain neutral.

Because it’s not racist at all to insinuate that race makes people incapable to thinking rationally and making decisions based on facts and evidence, right? It’s an emotional phrase designed to keep people dependent on their emotions, and to dissuade them from using logic and reason — because, after all, if people started thinking logically, people like Sally Kohn would be out of a job.

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