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New Article at Right On: “Ben Carson and the Death of Right-Wing Tokenism”

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My first written dispatch on the Iowa presidential campaign is up at Right On:

Ben Carson is the latest incarnation of a perverse impulse among American conservatives: the desire to prove that they’re not “racist.” Much in the same way that men’s rights’ activists hide behind their female groupies when the feminist termagents come calling, cuckservatives give outsized importance to the handful of minorities within their ranks. As my friend William Rome jokes, “What do you call the one Black man at a libertarian convention?” “The keynote speaker.”

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