From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:
The Vengeance of Edward Said
by Steve Sailer
February 15, 2017
Contemporary white progressives cater to the most regressive tendencies of the various Others.
Anybody who can get themselves classified as an official Other-American is today repeatedly encouraged to play the race card, the religion card, or the sex card in the most intellectually crude, bigoted manner possible. Open-mindedness is only an obligation for American-Americans.
You can see it in the Establishment’s hunt for ever more Other Others, such as the transgendered and Muslims. A few years ago, for example, Mexicans were the great beige hope of the Establishment. Yet you’ll notice that Mexicans have proved disappointing and been displaced by Muslims in the elite’s dreams of demographic avengers.
Read the whole thing there.
Here’s a summary of my revisionist interpretation of Edward Said, the postmodern literary critic who wrote the hugely influential book Orientalism:
And here’s the famous and/or headscratching redneck/Orientalist music video with Tom Petty as the Mad Hatter and Dave Stewart as the “hookah-smoking caterpillar” that I linked to to illustrate the last line of my essay about Said: