"I’m watching you, white boy"

That's the chilling snapper at the end of an op-ed written by student in the Feb. 7 issue of the Yale [University] News. 

No longer the custodian of "light and truth"

No longer the custodian of "light and truth"

I'll save you the trouble of reading this piece of racist trash by describing it as a rant against white men in college whom she expects to grow up to be racists and misogynists. She'll be watching for white boys transgressions in college so she can reveal them (along with screen shots and other presumably irrefutable evidence) when the adult boy is nominated for the Supreme Court seat, runs for president, is elevated to a CEO or achieves other public distinctions.

I gather she'll have a huge catalogue of miscreants, drunks and -phobes of all sorts because well, isn't every male guilty of something. Oh, of course Davis-Marks issues the usual I-don't-mean-everybody camouflage: "No, not everyone at Yale is evil," she intones. "Not everyone is out to get you, and not every request to get a meal has an ulterior motive."

But her description of her target boy drips with stereotypical loathing:

Everyone knows a white boy with shiny brown hair and a saccharine smile that conceals his great ambitions. He could be in Grand Strategy or the Yale Political Union. Maybe he’s the editor-in-chief of the News. He takes his classes. He networks. And, when it comes time for graduation, he wins all the awards.

And so on.

That she and her editors don't see the harm in this reveals the kind of blindness that is spawned on too many campuses and has become a destructive ingredient in too much of our political discourse.

Meanwhile, I'll be watching you, black girl.

Related: Yale editor chillingly urges fellow Yalies to act as a 'Stasi' to monitor white males



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    This is an out growth of the 'white privilege' mantra that has been spewed about by racial bigots and liberals alike.

  • So she'll be watching. Maybe these white boys will behave. You think.

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