A racist hire at the New York Times comes with all the correct attitudes
The New York Times named anti-white racist Sarah Jeong to its editorial board earlier this week.
The new hire’s social media history reads like something David Duke might write, if only the reader substitutes “white” for all mentions of his disfavored groups.
Her posts featured the hashtag “#CancelWhitePeople,” proclaimed Caucasians “only fit to live underground like groveling goblins,” and fantasized of the coming extinction of the race she seeks to erase. “Oh man,” she tweeted, “it’s kind of sick how much joy I get out of being cruel to old white men.”
The peculiar hiring comes less than two years after public editor Liz Spayd’s scolding of her employer for its lack of diversity.
“Only two of the 20-plus reporters who covered the presidential campaign for The New York Times were black,” Spayd wrote. “None were Latino or Asian. That’s less diversity than you’ll find in Donald Trump’s cabinet thus far. Of The Times’s newly named White House team, all six are white, as is most everyone in the Washington bureau…. The executive editor, Dean Baquet, is African-American. The other editors on his masthead are white.”
Shortly thereafter, the Times released a report boasting that it signed on to something called “the C.E.O. Action for Diversity and Inclusion,” “rolled out unconscious bias training,” and “expanded our outreach to underrepresented groups, working with organizations dedicated to diversity in technology (e.g. Code2040), journalism (e.g. National Association of Black Journalists), and media (e.g. The Emma Bowen Foundation).” Though blacks and Latinos constituted just 14 percent of all employees, “Company-wide, 61 percent of our new hires in 2017 were women, and 39 percent were people of color.”