The fact The American Thinker, somehow, hears non-existent laughter (at white's expense) in Ta-Nehisi Coates' essay, “The Case for Reparations,” should tell us all we need to know about the sick, cynical, "Dark Side Of The Moon"-type paranoia, that plays with itself in the Right-Wing mind.
We can also learn from The National Review - saying "the most valuable aspect of Mr. Coates’ essay is as a corrective to the tendency to treat the systematic political and economic repression of black Americans as though it were a matter of distant history" but, conveniently, leaving out what was happening before Coates’ essay appeared - when conservatives, alone, were calling the harm "ancient."
Now, they say, Coates' "valuable" corrections change nothing - surprised? We shouldn't be:
America's apartheid South Africa-style of cultural conditioning means, all that makes sense to whites, is they carry on - happily and without reminders - with the historic theft and rape of blacks.
Letting blacks acknowledge the centuries-old race-based plunder, for no reason other than the color of our skin, is the best educated white Americans now say they can possibly do. Because that's what a good education's for.
Should it be added that they "chuckled" as they said so?
No, probably not, because - contrary to white people's behavior and popular beliefs - that would be racist, unfair, and a lie,...