Story Stream
recent articles

Turns out falsely embracing an ethnicity for years, and years, and profiting handsomely from it isn’t enough to light the mob’s torches. Why? Quote:

Two reasons leap to mind.

She’s the wife of a man who spent four-plus years mocking President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live.” If you think that doesn’t offer a modicum of cultural protection you’re flat-out wrong.

Here’s the other reason, and it might be more telling.

If the media savaged Hilaria Baldwin for cultural appropriation on steroids it would send an inconvenient message. Being a person from another culture who speaks with a pronounced accent isn’t the curse we’re told it is in Trump’s Racist AmericaTM.

It’s a perk, a way to climb the corporate ladder and get plenty of TV face time. More than 880,000 Instagram followers speak to her manufactured clout. 

Read Full Article

Show comments Hide Comments

Related Articles