Now THAT’s gonna leave a mark! African-American Nikki Johnson-Houston is a contributing writer for Huffington Post, the site for HUFFy, POST-menopausal white liberals. Nikki wrote a piece for HuffPo which echoed a lot of the discussions that we Independent Voters have long been having about how unbearable white liberals have become.
Balladeer’s Blog has done six years’ worth of observations about why so many former liberals like myself have grown so disgusted with the American Left. Largely because they’re cowardly hypocrites, pompous snobs and hilariously pretentious asses. Anyway, here are some quotes from Nikki followed by the link to her full article. (Self-adoring American Liberals beware!)
“One of the things that always attracted me to the (Democratic) party were the ideals of equality, fighting for the little guy and our openness to differing opinions, but lately I have seen my party take a turn that makes me uncomfortable. Somewhere along the way (they) stopped fighting for the little guy and became the party of the smug, educated elites who look down on those with less education and deem them unable or unworthy of being able to make personal decisions for their own lives.”
… ” I don’t take lightly the opportunities I have been given or the fact that many people, black and white, fought for and sometimes died for me to have these rights. I also have serious concerns about the lack of progress that I have seen for many African-Americans and I blame some of that lack of progress on ineffective liberal policies that are based upon wanting to help those in need, but in many instances end up causing more harm than good.” Nikki continues …
“My problem with Liberalism is that it’s more concerned with policing people’s language and thoughts … White liberal college students speak of “safe spaces”, “trigger words”, “micro aggressions” and “white privilege” … They can’t even have a conversation with someone who sees the world differently without resorting to calling someone a racist, homophobic, misogynistic bigot and trying to have them banned from campus, or ruin them and their reputation.” Continue reading