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The theory of Intersectionality — roughly, that the more categories of Victim you can check, the more Victim Privilege you enjoy — has been immensely influential since about 2013.

It’s popular with, say, black female homosexuals who want an intellectual-sounding justification for why they are Marginaler Than Thou to use on, say, straight black men or lesbian white women. Black women homosexuals clearly win in a matchup with white lesbians or black men through simple dominance logic. Black female lesbians check all the boxes that their traditional allies can check plus at least one more, proving their precedence.

That, by the way, is one reason why transgenders have swept to so many triumphs in recent years. Bruce Jenner, a rich Republican retired jock and devout golfer who has fathered six kids, enjoyed about as many intersectional Pokemon Points as Peyton Manning. But Caitlyn Jenner checks off all sorts of boxes: woman, transgender, even lesbian.

An old-fashioned cisgender white woman lesbian like Martina Navratilova starts at an intersectionality disadvantage in arguing against ex-men being allowed to compete in women’s sports with real women: Martina only checks two boxes, while some 250 pound trans jock who likes crushing real girls for fun can arguably check up to three or more boxes.

Checkmate, Martina!

But Intersectionality has many gray areas that have been left vague.

For example, the Man of the Hour, Jussie Smollett, is gay, his mother is black, and his father is Jewish. Clearly, gay and black are major Intersectional categories. But what about Jewish?

Do black women semi-lesbians like Alice Walker consider Jewish to be a valid form of Intersectionality? But if Jewish doesn’t qualify for Diversity Pokemon Points, can the Theory of Intersectionality survive as a major force in American life without the self-interested support of Jewish donors, journalists, and academics?

 
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  1. Marginaler Than Thou

    A graduate exchange student from Mali I once knew loved to use “marginal” as an insult, particularly against one sleepy fellow from the Ivory Coast. “This man is marginal!”

    Ironically, their relative personal situations were inverse to that of their native lands. The Malian held a position of authority and handled it well.

    • Replies: @BenKenobi
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4mjXefsHdE
  2. if Jewish doesn’t qualify for Diversity Pokemon Points, can the Theory of Intersectionality survive as a major force in American life without the self-interested support of Jewish donors, journalists, and academics?

    It does qualify as such — witness the govt. falling over itself to pass legislation to combat “anti-semitism,” even to the point of doing an end run around the First Amendment.

    But even if it didn’t, Intersectionality would still get their support, and that support would be just as self-interested. Because to them, anything that hurts the designated enemy (i.e., whites in general, and white hetero right-wing men above all) is to be bolstered, even if it doesn’t directly benefit them. Enemy of my enemy . . .

    • Replies: @Jefferson
    "It does qualify as such"

    Than why does The Left say Bernie Sanders is too White and not intersectionally racially diverse enough to be the face of today's Democratic Party.
  3. The problem with this case is: everything that normies fear, is now, at their front door. It puts all the Democrats’ ideas (for election) in the forefront…all of their lies, all of their histrionics about white privilege, full-on, exposed to even, more and more normies. Smollett is a suspicious forest fire that will not be put out by mostly, white fire fighters, so to speak. I am fascinated by this whole debacle!!! – this is tragedy-theater that arrived just weeks ago. This is the full-on truth that the idea of “we have to have a conversation” is bullshit.

  4. A National Lampoon story from the 70’s asked Are Jews White? Forty-odd years later, the answer is still uncertain.

  5. There is a certain Monty Python vibe to this.

    • Replies: @Bill B.
    Why do they keep repeating statements from the speaker?

    It's not a mantra or an affirmation. It doesn't make sense.
  6. For example, the Man of the Hour, Jussie Smollett, is gay, his mother is black, and his father is Jewish. Clearly, gay and black are major Intersectional categories. But what about Jewish?

    I thought that was rather clear: “marginaler than thou” + power = the best of both worlds!

    • Agree: Hail
  7. Anonymous[190] • Disclaimer says:

    The ludicrous phony lynching plus the white powder letter hoax launches this guy past the event horizon for celebrity insanity. And when you go there your Pokemon points get zero-ed out no matter who you are. Because at a certain point you’ve gone too far even for this sick society. He’s headed for OJ/Cosby/Jacko status.

    Btw this guy has one of the worst first names ever given to a guy. His mother must be bonkers. JUSSIE. Ironically it’s the perfect name for a psycho drama queen fag of color.

    • Replies: @Buck Ransom
    In Mama Smollett's mind, "Jussie" is probably the diminutive of Justin or, even better and probably more likely, Justinian.
    , @Mr McKenna

    He’s headed for OJ/Cosby/Jacko status.
     
    Not remotely IMHO. Those people were all legends.

    This guy is headed for ignominy and--eventually--anonymity.

    , @International Jew
    "Jussie" (or "Jussy") is a diminutive for Joseph, in Hungarian. (And it's pronounced "YOO-see".)
    , @Hank Yobo
    "Jussi" was also the name of the fictitious Kurt Wallander's dog. The other famous Smollett, Tobias, wrote a novel entitled, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. It featured a character called Cadwallader Crabtree who got great joy from tricking unsophisticated people. This is just another case of modern life imitating art.
  8. Now that the Covington boys are suing the Wapo for $250 million I foresee a flood of legal attacks on Jussie

    • Replies: @Mr McKenna

    Now that the Covington boys are suing the Wapo for $250 million I foresee a flood of legal attacks on Jussie
     
    Who is the victim with standing? What's the tort? All I can see is an arguable criminal case, since the perp and victim are the same person, and given how politicized our legal system is, I'm really not sure I even see that.

    Mind you, I'm reasonably confident there will be some sort of legal repercussions, but the 'prestige media' has already moved on, and that's telling. As well as expected.

    Optics isn't everything, but in cases like this, it's close.

  9. If I were on the trans side, I’d argue that it’s another step in the integration of sports, which everyone understands is good. Sure, an ex-man might be better at tennis than most women, but black cornerbacks are better than most white ones, and we don’t maintain separate football leagues for whites.

    • Replies: @ic1000
    My kid is a good athlete. Zhe is becoming increasingly uncomfortable with the consequences of Woke Logic, as xhe and most of jis/jer teammates can claim only one lousy point each, putting khem near the bottom of the intersectional stack.

    Martina’s badthinking is being justly and vigorously condemned by McKinnon and qer fellow multioppressed bullies, but it’s getting some sober consideration by these youngsters.
  10. Anon[286] • Disclaimer says:

    Here’s basically the crux of the Jewish World View:Bigotry is an all powerful force in the world, if it wasn’t how come Hitler killed 6 million jews for no reason? Jews have an enormous emotional (and practical) investment in promoting the idea that a grievance against a racial/ethnic group is always illegitimate/imagined.

    Jews have two options:
    1) Continuing to insist that all groups are equal always.
    2) Some groups can be better than others, but Jews are one of the good groups

    I’m curious to see which road will be taken…

  11. @Anonymous
    The ludicrous phony lynching plus the white powder letter hoax launches this guy past the event horizon for celebrity insanity. And when you go there your Pokemon points get zero-ed out no matter who you are. Because at a certain point you've gone too far even for this sick society. He's headed for OJ/Cosby/Jacko status.

    Btw this guy has one of the worst first names ever given to a guy. His mother must be bonkers. JUSSIE. Ironically it's the perfect name for a psycho drama queen fag of color.

    In Mama Smollett’s mind, “Jussie” is probably the diminutive of Justin or, even better and probably more likely, Justinian.

    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    He's from a family of eight. It's not uncommon for a fellow sibling to have problems pronouncing a brother or sister's name, and instead use something easier to pronounce, and then everybody just ends up using the the one kid's version of the other kid's name.

    I'm not saying that happened in this case, but it's not uncommon in cases of people using childish-sounding names like "Jussie."

    , @Anon
    She probably wanted to name him juicy but misspelled it. Dianna Ross wanted to name a daughter Chutney for some bizarre reason but misspelled it chudney on the birth certificate. Both Jussie and Chudney have White fathers how whipped they must be to allow those weird black names.
    , @James Scott
    She thought that that was how you spell Jessie. I would bet against high odds he was called Jessie as a kid.
  12. … can the Theory of Intersectionality survive as a major force in American life without the self-interested

    It’s a mix of anti-white hostility and amoral (if not quite prescient) “Is it good for the Jews?” expediency.

    support of Jewish donors, journalists, and academics?

    It’s JQ 101, Plays all the hits! — but like I earlier gently explained (#168) to commenter Lot (who, like many of his ilk, remains very innocent about these sort of things 😉 ):

    I give the voting stats not to show that Jewish votes are influencing things by their total number—but the ratio is important because it shows what the majority Jewish sentiment is—which has big implications given the prominence many Jews have at chokepoints of American media and academia, which are drivers and gatekeepers of much cultural and political discourse (the “megaphone”). Big surprise—much the content is in effect and/or explicitly anti-white, and the bosses and mouthpieces who push it are disproportionately Jewish. This activity has an intensifying effect on other American populations hostile to whites, and gives them cover for their own aggressions and ignorance …

  13. @karsten
    if Jewish doesn’t qualify for Diversity Pokemon Points, can the Theory of Intersectionality survive as a major force in American life without the self-interested support of Jewish donors, journalists, and academics?

    It does qualify as such -- witness the govt. falling over itself to pass legislation to combat "anti-semitism," even to the point of doing an end run around the First Amendment.

    But even if it didn't, Intersectionality would still get their support, and that support would be just as self-interested. Because to them, anything that hurts the designated enemy (i.e., whites in general, and white hetero right-wing men above all) is to be bolstered, even if it doesn't directly benefit them. Enemy of my enemy . . .

    “It does qualify as such”

    Than why does The Left say Bernie Sanders is too White and not intersectionally racially diverse enough to be the face of today’s Democratic Party.

    • Replies: @Anon
    Sanders only diversity point is that he’s a Jew which counts less and less if the Jew is heterosexual, married moderate socialist normal type person.

    To be a member in good standing in the Democrats it’s mandatory to be a member of 2 victim groups female and gay female and black black man and gay Asian female Hispanic female etc.

    Nancy Pelosi only qualifies as female, but her awesome fundraising and control of California Democrats gives her more power than any other female democrat. She’ll probably be still alive when nephew Gavin Newsom runs for president.

    Bernie’s just a White man
    , @Rabbitnexus
    Being a white heterosexual male pretty much disqualifies one from playing at all.
  14. @jim jones
    Now that the Covington boys are suing the Wapo for $250 million I foresee a flood of legal attacks on Jussie

    Now that the Covington boys are suing the Wapo for $250 million I foresee a flood of legal attacks on Jussie

    Who is the victim with standing? What’s the tort? All I can see is an arguable criminal case, since the perp and victim are the same person, and given how politicized our legal system is, I’m really not sure I even see that.

    Mind you, I’m reasonably confident there will be some sort of legal repercussions, but the ‘prestige media’ has already moved on, and that’s telling. As well as expected.

    Optics isn’t everything, but in cases like this, it’s close.

  15. @Buck Ransom
    In Mama Smollett's mind, "Jussie" is probably the diminutive of Justin or, even better and probably more likely, Justinian.

    He’s from a family of eight. It’s not uncommon for a fellow sibling to have problems pronouncing a brother or sister’s name, and instead use something easier to pronounce, and then everybody just ends up using the the one kid’s version of the other kid’s name.

    I’m not saying that happened in this case, but it’s not uncommon in cases of people using childish-sounding names like “Jussie.”

    • Replies: @Hypnotoad666
    So he was named after a speech impediment?
    , @Anon
    No, it's his full birth certificate name, Jussie Langston Mikha Smollett, not an after the fact dubbing.

    In Japan in the past they used to wait a week or so before choosing a name, but that still isn't enough time to acquire a mispronounced version.

    I myself was, for some reason I never asked about, was always called by my middle name, and I was always having to correct people who used my first name. I eventually just dropped my first name, something that in California at the time only required me to go to the DMV and notify the SSA, no court appearance required.

    However, just thought of this, maybe a granddaddy or someone, named Justin, was called Jussie, and they named the kid after the usage name of old paps.

    , @Dtbb
    Don't all his siblings have names that start with J? Maybe his parents ran out of J names and just made one up?
  16. @Anonymous
    The ludicrous phony lynching plus the white powder letter hoax launches this guy past the event horizon for celebrity insanity. And when you go there your Pokemon points get zero-ed out no matter who you are. Because at a certain point you've gone too far even for this sick society. He's headed for OJ/Cosby/Jacko status.

    Btw this guy has one of the worst first names ever given to a guy. His mother must be bonkers. JUSSIE. Ironically it's the perfect name for a psycho drama queen fag of color.

    He’s headed for OJ/Cosby/Jacko status.

    Not remotely IMHO. Those people were all legends.

    This guy is headed for ignominy and–eventually–anonymity.

  17. @Steve Sailer
    He's from a family of eight. It's not uncommon for a fellow sibling to have problems pronouncing a brother or sister's name, and instead use something easier to pronounce, and then everybody just ends up using the the one kid's version of the other kid's name.

    I'm not saying that happened in this case, but it's not uncommon in cases of people using childish-sounding names like "Jussie."

    So he was named after a speech impediment?

    • LOL: Kylie
  18. @Reg Cæsar

    Marginaler Than Thou
     
    A graduate exchange student from Mali I once knew loved to use "marginal" as an insult, particularly against one sleepy fellow from the Ivory Coast. "This man is marginal!"

    Ironically, their relative personal situations were inverse to that of their native lands. The Malian held a position of authority and handled it well.

  19. One interesting aspect is that intersectional Pokémon points can add up to more than 100%.

    So Kamala Harris is routinely described as the first African American, the first Indian, and the first woman, to be elected as California Attorney General. As if she is three different people.

    • LOL: BB753
  20. Y’all bein’ too hard on muh man Smollet. It aint easy workin for da pokemon. In his mind the hate hoax was jussified.

  21. Anon[302] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    I’m not sure being mulatto counts much among blackity blacks. But it counts for a lot among whites and Jews who prefer less threatening mulatto blacks to them ‘Nigerian’ mofos.

    Mulattos, having some white blood, tend to have a softer side. Gladwell, Obama, Colin Powell, Harris, Booker, and certainly Smollett. Mulattos have mulatto privilege.

  22. Here’s the Jussie Smollett genetic breakdown that precipitated the chain of events:

    Gay = The drama

    Black = The required action

    Jewish = Thinking he could get away with it

    • Agree: Anonymous Jew
  23. Clearly, gay and black are major Intersectional categories. But what about Jewish?

    I have not seen his half-Jewish origin mentioned in any of the MSM coverage. It’s almost as if there is a taboo against bringing it up.

    A search of news.google.com for “smollett” “jewish” reveals some interesting mentions in the Israeli press but almost no hits at all in the non-Jewish press. Those few we do have (in which both terms appear) in our press don’t bring forth the information that Smollett is half-Jewish.

    Here is one from Israel:

    Black Jewish actor Jussie Smollett violently assaulted
    Black Jewish actor Jussie Smollett was hospitalized in Chicago on Tuesday night after he was badly assaulted in an attack, which is being described by police …

    The Jerusalem Post
    20 days ago

    It is a little puzzling that Jerusalem Post would unironically use the phrase “Black Jewish actor,” as if that’s a thing (Sammy Davis Jr. excluded).

    There are other highly ranked mentions in the Times of Israel, Cleveland Jewish News, Forward, The Jewish Voice, and Haaretz, and the Jewish Exponent (whatever that is).

    The top ‘hit’ on a non-Jewish site on the mighty news agglomerator news.google.com is… in the marginal American Thinker (“Jussie Smollett and the Information Warfare of the Left,” by Taylor Day, Feb. 18). But even here, a mere click and a ctrl-f reveal the sole appearance of ‘Jewish’ therein is totally unrelated to Smollett:

    [search for: ‘Jewish’; results, 1/1]

    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) was recently condemned by most, including her own party, for anti-Jewish remarks

    Yes, that is simply unrelated to the Smollett case. A New York Post article also gets a hit for both ‘smollett’ and ‘Jewish,’ but just like the American Thinker piece, the ‘Jewish’ is in reference to the Somali Congressperson’s tweets. That’s still no mentions at all in the non-Jewish press of the Judaic angle on Jussie as you move pretty far down the list.

    Digging enough does turn up one non-Jewish media outlet that reported Smollett’s Jewish origins. Here is the only one I found before giving up:

    Hate Crimes in Major US Cities Rise for Fifth Year in a Row, Data Show
    Last Updated: February 01, 2019 5:39 PM
    Masood Farivar / Voice of America News

    A suspected hate-fueled assault on Jussie Smollett, a black, gay and Jewish actor and singer in Chicago, has drawn national headlines and cast a spotlight on rising hate crimes in the United States.

    According to Simple English Wikipedia, Masood Farivar is b.1969 in Afghanistan graduated from Harvard in 1994, milling around the margins of U.S. journalism since. Why did he mention Jussie’s Judaic connection? Who was the target audience for this particular VOA article (if VOA, it’s not Americans)?

    • Replies: @Jefferson
    "I have not seen his half-Jewish origin mentioned in any of the MSM coverage. It’s almost as if there is a taboo against bringing it up."

    No taboo at all when even Jussie Smollett does not talk about his own half Jewish ancestry. He refers to himself as the Gay 2Pac and not the Gay William Shatner. He did not claim that his "attackers" referred to him as the K-Word. Jussie Smollett only identifies with his Black side. He calls himself a Black man, he is not like Tiger Woods who proudly self identifies as Mixed Race.
  24. Anon[100] • Disclaimer says:
    @Steve Sailer
    He's from a family of eight. It's not uncommon for a fellow sibling to have problems pronouncing a brother or sister's name, and instead use something easier to pronounce, and then everybody just ends up using the the one kid's version of the other kid's name.

    I'm not saying that happened in this case, but it's not uncommon in cases of people using childish-sounding names like "Jussie."

    No, it’s his full birth certificate name, Jussie Langston Mikha Smollett, not an after the fact dubbing.

    In Japan in the past they used to wait a week or so before choosing a name, but that still isn’t enough time to acquire a mispronounced version.

    I myself was, for some reason I never asked about, was always called by my middle name, and I was always having to correct people who used my first name. I eventually just dropped my first name, something that in California at the time only required me to go to the DMV and notify the SSA, no court appearance required.

    However, just thought of this, maybe a granddaddy or someone, named Justin, was called Jussie, and they named the kid after the usage name of old paps.

    • Replies: @Anon
    Langston, after the black communist 1930s 40s writer, Langston Hughes. no doubt.
  25. Being constantly high on Trump derangement and all that smack ‘n’ crack, Jussie started sincerely to believe that his certified Trifecta-Victimhoodlluminati status gave him a licence to hoax till coax.

  26. Emma Sulkowicz, the Mattress Girl, is half-Jewish too. Is there a pattern with half Jewish people creating hoaxes? It seems when activist Jew mixes with minority then some sort of Münchausen syndrome kicks in, and there is a desperate need to be a victim.

  27. @Anonymous
    The ludicrous phony lynching plus the white powder letter hoax launches this guy past the event horizon for celebrity insanity. And when you go there your Pokemon points get zero-ed out no matter who you are. Because at a certain point you've gone too far even for this sick society. He's headed for OJ/Cosby/Jacko status.

    Btw this guy has one of the worst first names ever given to a guy. His mother must be bonkers. JUSSIE. Ironically it's the perfect name for a psycho drama queen fag of color.

    “Jussie” (or “Jussy”) is a diminutive for Joseph, in Hungarian. (And it’s pronounced “YOO-see”.)

    • Replies: @Hail
    I was thinking Jussie could also be a contraction of "Just See."
  28. @Hail

    Clearly, gay and black are major Intersectional categories. But what about Jewish?
     
    I have not seen his half-Jewish origin mentioned in any of the MSM coverage. It's almost as if there is a taboo against bringing it up.

    A search of news.google.com for "smollett" "jewish" reveals some interesting mentions in the Israeli press but almost no hits at all in the non-Jewish press. Those few we do have (in which both terms appear) in our press don't bring forth the information that Smollett is half-Jewish.

    Here is one from Israel:


    Black Jewish actor Jussie Smollett violently assaulted
    Black Jewish actor Jussie Smollett was hospitalized in Chicago on Tuesday night after he was badly assaulted in an attack, which is being described by police ...

    The Jerusalem Post
    20 days ago

     

    It is a little puzzling that Jerusalem Post would unironically use the phrase "Black Jewish actor," as if that's a thing (Sammy Davis Jr. excluded).

    There are other highly ranked mentions in the Times of Israel, Cleveland Jewish News, Forward, The Jewish Voice, and Haaretz, and the Jewish Exponent (whatever that is).

    The top 'hit' on a non-Jewish site on the mighty news agglomerator news.google.com is... in the marginal American Thinker ("Jussie Smollett and the Information Warfare of the Left," by Taylor Day, Feb. 18). But even here, a mere click and a ctrl-f reveal the sole appearance of 'Jewish' therein is totally unrelated to Smollett:


    [search for: 'Jewish'; results, 1/1]

    Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) was recently condemned by most, including her own party, for anti-Jewish remarks
     

    Yes, that is simply unrelated to the Smollett case. A New York Post article also gets a hit for both 'smollett' and 'Jewish,' but just like the American Thinker piece, the 'Jewish' is in reference to the Somali Congressperson's tweets. That's still no mentions at all in the non-Jewish press of the Judaic angle on Jussie as you move pretty far down the list.

    Digging enough does turn up one non-Jewish media outlet that reported Smollett's Jewish origins. Here is the only one I found before giving up:


    Hate Crimes in Major US Cities Rise for Fifth Year in a Row, Data Show
    Last Updated: February 01, 2019 5:39 PM
    Masood Farivar / Voice of America News

    A suspected hate-fueled assault on Jussie Smollett, a black, gay and Jewish actor and singer in Chicago, has drawn national headlines and cast a spotlight on rising hate crimes in the United States.
     

    According to Simple English Wikipedia, Masood Farivar is b.1969 in Afghanistan graduated from Harvard in 1994, milling around the margins of U.S. journalism since. Why did he mention Jussie's Judaic connection? Who was the target audience for this particular VOA article (if VOA, it's not Americans)?

    “I have not seen his half-Jewish origin mentioned in any of the MSM coverage. It’s almost as if there is a taboo against bringing it up.”

    No taboo at all when even Jussie Smollett does not talk about his own half Jewish ancestry. He refers to himself as the Gay 2Pac and not the Gay William Shatner. He did not claim that his “attackers” referred to him as the K-Word. Jussie Smollett only identifies with his Black side. He calls himself a Black man, he is not like Tiger Woods who proudly self identifies as Mixed Race.

    • Replies: @Hail
    He reportedly refers to his family as "blu-ish — black and Jewish," so it's not true that Smollett conceals his half Jewish ancestry.

    Anyway, you would think at least some right-leaning media might point out he has a "White father," even if they didn't go for the J-word.

    -- news.google.com search for "smollett" "white father": zero hits for Jan. 29 (date of hoax) to Feb. 17). One CNN story came out Feb. 18, but the "White father" info was buried very deep where no one would read it.

    -- news.google.com search for "smollett" "multiracial": one hit, from very early in the saga, Jan. 29 (the very day of the hoax). It is an NPR segment:

    ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

    In Chicago, the actor Jussie Smollett was assaulted in the early hours of this morning. Chicago police have confirmed that they are treating the attack as a possible hate crime. Smollett is gay and multiracial. He stars in the hit Fox TV drama "Empire."
     
  29. @International Jew
    "Jussie" (or "Jussy") is a diminutive for Joseph, in Hungarian. (And it's pronounced "YOO-see".)

    I was thinking Jussie could also be a contraction of “Just See.”

  30. @Jefferson
    "I have not seen his half-Jewish origin mentioned in any of the MSM coverage. It’s almost as if there is a taboo against bringing it up."

    No taboo at all when even Jussie Smollett does not talk about his own half Jewish ancestry. He refers to himself as the Gay 2Pac and not the Gay William Shatner. He did not claim that his "attackers" referred to him as the K-Word. Jussie Smollett only identifies with his Black side. He calls himself a Black man, he is not like Tiger Woods who proudly self identifies as Mixed Race.

    He reportedly refers to his family as “blu-ish — black and Jewish,” so it’s not true that Smollett conceals his half Jewish ancestry.

    Anyway, you would think at least some right-leaning media might point out he has a “White father,” even if they didn’t go for the J-word.

    — news.google.com search for “smollett” “white father”: zero hits for Jan. 29 (date of hoax) to Feb. 17). One CNN story came out Feb. 18, but the “White father” info was buried very deep where no one would read it.

    — news.google.com search for “smollett” “multiracial”: one hit, from very early in the saga, Jan. 29 (the very day of the hoax). It is an NPR segment:

    ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

    In Chicago, the actor Jussie Smollett was assaulted in the early hours of this morning. Chicago police have confirmed that they are treating the attack as a possible hate crime. Smollett is gay and multiracial. He stars in the hit Fox TV drama “Empire.”

    • Replies: @Jefferson
    "He reportedly refers to his family as “blu-ish — black and Jewish,” so it’s not true that Smollett conceals his half Jewish ancestry.

    Why didn't Jussie Smollett claim his attackers called him the K-Word? He obviously is not painting himself as a Jewish victim of anti-Semitism.
  31. @Clifford Brown
    There is a certain Monty Python vibe to this.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du004P5MdpI

    Why do they keep repeating statements from the speaker?

    It’s not a mantra or an affirmation. It doesn’t make sense.

  32. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Jefferson
    "It does qualify as such"

    Than why does The Left say Bernie Sanders is too White and not intersectionally racially diverse enough to be the face of today's Democratic Party.

    Sanders only diversity point is that he’s a Jew which counts less and less if the Jew is heterosexual, married moderate socialist normal type person.

    To be a member in good standing in the Democrats it’s mandatory to be a member of 2 victim groups female and gay female and black black man and gay Asian female Hispanic female etc.

    Nancy Pelosi only qualifies as female, but her awesome fundraising and control of California Democrats gives her more power than any other female democrat. She’ll probably be still alive when nephew Gavin Newsom runs for president.

    Bernie’s just a White man

  33. @Buck Ransom
    In Mama Smollett's mind, "Jussie" is probably the diminutive of Justin or, even better and probably more likely, Justinian.

    She probably wanted to name him juicy but misspelled it. Dianna Ross wanted to name a daughter Chutney for some bizarre reason but misspelled it chudney on the birth certificate. Both Jussie and Chudney have White fathers how whipped they must be to allow those weird black names.

  34. @Anon
    No, it's his full birth certificate name, Jussie Langston Mikha Smollett, not an after the fact dubbing.

    In Japan in the past they used to wait a week or so before choosing a name, but that still isn't enough time to acquire a mispronounced version.

    I myself was, for some reason I never asked about, was always called by my middle name, and I was always having to correct people who used my first name. I eventually just dropped my first name, something that in California at the time only required me to go to the DMV and notify the SSA, no court appearance required.

    However, just thought of this, maybe a granddaddy or someone, named Justin, was called Jussie, and they named the kid after the usage name of old paps.

    Langston, after the black communist 1930s 40s writer, Langston Hughes. no doubt.

  35. @Anonymous
    The ludicrous phony lynching plus the white powder letter hoax launches this guy past the event horizon for celebrity insanity. And when you go there your Pokemon points get zero-ed out no matter who you are. Because at a certain point you've gone too far even for this sick society. He's headed for OJ/Cosby/Jacko status.

    Btw this guy has one of the worst first names ever given to a guy. His mother must be bonkers. JUSSIE. Ironically it's the perfect name for a psycho drama queen fag of color.

    “Jussi” was also the name of the fictitious Kurt Wallander’s dog. The other famous Smollett, Tobias, wrote a novel entitled, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. It featured a character called Cadwallader Crabtree who got great joy from tricking unsophisticated people. This is just another case of modern life imitating art.

    • Replies: @YetAnotherAnon
    " The other famous Smollett, Tobias, wrote a novel entitled, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. "

    Don't forget Captain Smollett of the good ship Hispaniola.

    Captain Smollett rose from his seat and knocked out the ashes of his pipe in the palm of his left hand.

    "Is that all?" he asked.

    "Every last word, by thunder!" answered John. "Refuse that, and you've seen the last of me but musket-balls."

    "Very good," said the captain. "Now you'll hear me. If you'll come up one by one, unarmed, I'll engage to clap you all in irons and take you home to a fair trial in England. If you won't, my name is Alexander Smollett, I've flown my sovereign's colours, and I'll see you all to Davy Jones. "
     
  36. I didn’t hear much about him being Jewish too, but I guess that not being widely reported would explain the lack of Swastikas Sharpied on his forehead.

  37. @Dave Pinsen
    If I were on the trans side, I’d argue that it’s another step in the integration of sports, which everyone understands is good. Sure, an ex-man might be better at tennis than most women, but black cornerbacks are better than most white ones, and we don’t maintain separate football leagues for whites.

    My kid is a good athlete. Zhe is becoming increasingly uncomfortable with the consequences of Woke Logic, as xhe and most of jis/jer teammates can claim only one lousy point each, putting khem near the bottom of the intersectional stack.

    Martina’s badthinking is being justly and vigorously condemned by McKinnon and qer fellow multioppressed bullies, but it’s getting some sober consideration by these youngsters.

  38. Depends on who is counting – for the standard diverse progressive, being Jewish counts for little to being a detraction unless you are of the J Street Israel-hating variety. In Hollywood, I suspect it’s a plus, as it seems (based on observations of friends/acquaintances) that Jewish progressives whose income put them in the top rungs of a society that has been as good to them as any in history are still able to persuade themselves that they are just a Trump speech away from being rounded up in cattle cars.

    For the most part, being a gay black male is fairly high up in the progressive hierarchy, as Lee Daniels and Barry Jenkins are, which also gives one license to be explicitly hostile to your imagined oppressors and earn a great paycheck.

  39. anon[393] • Disclaimer says:

    awaiting moderation says

    Intersectionality points dont work the way you think (logically) its more like the order is fluid blacks dont accept jew points or slant against themselves, fags dont accept lesbian points and lesbians dont accept tranny points but gays usually will, however they all accept each others points when used against say white males. The groups power relative to the media also comes into play or if they are sponsored by a more powerful group, blacks area bigger group than jews but jews actually own the media academia and all the leftist money, women are the biggest group and have agents in all the groups so its hard to fuck with them unless you try and cut out a subsection. The guiding principle is always self interest first, strategic interest second, the jews who set this all up knew perfectly well that whites are the least anti semitic but were confident they could game the system best of course they began by pozzing goodwhites who could be counted on to be the exception to the self interest rule, and so as they moved on to low church whites then blacks they were shilling points expected to just be grateful and follow orders, as the points expanded the game grew complex and eventually they were forced to actually let the minority groups they had created have real authority in the game (non npc?) Now the jews are left scalping tenths and trying to stay relevant, jews always overplay their hands and never seem to get the real long game oh they get the long game but never long enough to realize an outsider by definition cant ever rule they either destroy the thing they want to rule or get thrown out, ironically they could assimilate but it never seems to cross their minds to change this strategy since this holds even post religiosity and in uber materialism its clear they are hopeless. This is the insanely frustrating part of watching leftism destroy us you cant help but wonder what the fuck to they hope to gain by it and the answer is nothing but they are too stupid to see whats so plain their best case is they rule brazil and of course nobody rules brazil brazil elites have to jump from building to building in helicopters outfitted with stinger missiles Elysium except in real life they depend on smart white guys to resupply them with everything which smart white guys in real life are not going to do

  40. Lefties and some blacks take everything literal.
    ‘Intersectiononality’ was invented when a black, female professor at UCLA observed that she had to cross more intersections on the way to work than her rich white colleagues, therefore making her daily commute more dangerous than theirs.
    And out of that crap an ideology was born.

  41. @Hank Yobo
    "Jussi" was also the name of the fictitious Kurt Wallander's dog. The other famous Smollett, Tobias, wrote a novel entitled, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. It featured a character called Cadwallader Crabtree who got great joy from tricking unsophisticated people. This is just another case of modern life imitating art.

    ” The other famous Smollett, Tobias, wrote a novel entitled, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. “

    Don’t forget Captain Smollett of the good ship Hispaniola.

    Captain Smollett rose from his seat and knocked out the ashes of his pipe in the palm of his left hand.

    Is that all?” he asked.

    Every last word, by thunder!” answered John. “Refuse that, and you’ve seen the last of me but musket-balls.”

    Very good,” said the captain. “Now you’ll hear me. If you’ll come up one by one, unarmed, I’ll engage to clap you all in irons and take you home to a fair trial in England. If you won’t, my name is Alexander Smollett, I’ve flown my sovereign’s colours, and I’ll see you all to Davy Jones. “

    • Replies: @Hank Yobo
    True. It seems that fiction of varying quality is associated with the surname "Smollett."
  42. My negro fatigue has peaked. My NAACP, BLM, SPLC, LGBTQ and the rest of the alphabet crazies and mentally deranged has reached the tipping point. North America is at its breaking point with this POC/PC insanity. . Separation is the only answer; it was the answer during Lincolns time and it was during the 60’s. We dont need them…. But they need us. They are not like us.

  43. @Steve Sailer
    He's from a family of eight. It's not uncommon for a fellow sibling to have problems pronouncing a brother or sister's name, and instead use something easier to pronounce, and then everybody just ends up using the the one kid's version of the other kid's name.

    I'm not saying that happened in this case, but it's not uncommon in cases of people using childish-sounding names like "Jussie."

    Don’t all his siblings have names that start with J? Maybe his parents ran out of J names and just made one up?

  44. Meanwhile, forgotten, we have a Black Lt. Governor of Virginia who, according to two educated, Feminist Black women, face-F’d one, outright raped the other. There he sits, the whole thing forgotten.

    So who is higher on the old Scrotum Pole of Perverse-Diversity? Black men who rape? Or the Black women they raped? Because we must believe.

    We also can forget Democrats’ Blackfacing, too. Whitey gets a pass for Blackfacing. Two of them.

  45. @Hail
    He reportedly refers to his family as "blu-ish — black and Jewish," so it's not true that Smollett conceals his half Jewish ancestry.

    Anyway, you would think at least some right-leaning media might point out he has a "White father," even if they didn't go for the J-word.

    -- news.google.com search for "smollett" "white father": zero hits for Jan. 29 (date of hoax) to Feb. 17). One CNN story came out Feb. 18, but the "White father" info was buried very deep where no one would read it.

    -- news.google.com search for "smollett" "multiracial": one hit, from very early in the saga, Jan. 29 (the very day of the hoax). It is an NPR segment:

    ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:

    In Chicago, the actor Jussie Smollett was assaulted in the early hours of this morning. Chicago police have confirmed that they are treating the attack as a possible hate crime. Smollett is gay and multiracial. He stars in the hit Fox TV drama "Empire."
     

    “He reportedly refers to his family as “blu-ish — black and Jewish,” so it’s not true that Smollett conceals his half Jewish ancestry.

    Why didn’t Jussie Smollett claim his attackers called him the K-Word? He obviously is not painting himself as a Jewish victim of anti-Semitism.

  46. @YetAnotherAnon
    " The other famous Smollett, Tobias, wrote a novel entitled, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle. "

    Don't forget Captain Smollett of the good ship Hispaniola.

    Captain Smollett rose from his seat and knocked out the ashes of his pipe in the palm of his left hand.

    "Is that all?" he asked.

    "Every last word, by thunder!" answered John. "Refuse that, and you've seen the last of me but musket-balls."

    "Very good," said the captain. "Now you'll hear me. If you'll come up one by one, unarmed, I'll engage to clap you all in irons and take you home to a fair trial in England. If you won't, my name is Alexander Smollett, I've flown my sovereign's colours, and I'll see you all to Davy Jones. "
     

    True. It seems that fiction of varying quality is associated with the surname “Smollett.”

  47. Smollett ticks all of the boxes and people like him can only be victims, never perps. The SJW crowd will probably claim years of suffering microaggressions drove him to stage this hate crime hoax. So he really dindu nuffins in that context.

    Therefore, I don’t see him getting into much trouble other than a slap on the wrist and at some point there will be a media blackout, the public will forget about it and most or all of the charges against Smollett will be dropped by the anarcho-tyranny “justice” system and the state and federal level and as part of the “healing” process.

  48. @Jefferson
    "It does qualify as such"

    Than why does The Left say Bernie Sanders is too White and not intersectionally racially diverse enough to be the face of today's Democratic Party.

    Being a white heterosexual male pretty much disqualifies one from playing at all.

  49. In reply to Rabbitnexus’ comment, “Being a white heterosexual male pretty much disqualifies one from playing at all.”

    That’s the point.

  50. @Buck Ransom
    In Mama Smollett's mind, "Jussie" is probably the diminutive of Justin or, even better and probably more likely, Justinian.

    She thought that that was how you spell Jessie. I would bet against high odds he was called Jessie as a kid.

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