• Okay, let’s start off with headlines that require no commentary:
And, the winner:
• Well this is embarrassing: the majority of people attending protest rallies are white, according to a brand new Pew Research survey. Pew does backflips to try to obscure this fact, calling the demographic makeup of protesters “diverse.” But even Pew can’t avoid acknowledging the magnitude of the numbers:
Black Americans account for 17% of those who say they attended a protest focused on race or racial equality in the last month, compared with their 11% share of all adults in the survey.
In other words, more than 80 percent of protesters are white or another ethnicity.
There’s much more in the pile on my desktop, but I need a drink.