I used to go to Althouse a lot, but the ignorance there is astounding, summed up best by this comment on the "passing" issue:
Althouse's commenters are mostly whites, led by a law professor, who live outside of history - and won't hear it:
"Elsie Roxborough was a black elite. Raised in Michigan, her father became the state’s first black senator in 1930. She was the first black girl to live in a dorm at the University of Michigan, and after graduation, tried her hand as a playwright in Chicago and as an actor in California. But success eluded her, and in search of it, she decided to pass. In 1937, still a young woman, she dyed her hair auburn, learned enough Spanish to feign foreign origins, changed her name to Mona Manet, and moved to New York. It’s here her story takes an even sadder turn. Her father refused to support her, and she eventually committed suicide. On her death certificate, her race was listed as white."
There's only one person over there who really gets it:
"Our whole history tells us that race (even though the sages now tell us it doesn't really exist) is dripping with meaning,..."
One person - again: Led by a professor who teaches the law that's always hurt blacks - is too low a ratio, of intelligence, for any black person to choose to endure,...