Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Quote of the Day

John Derbyshire, former long-time columnist for the National Review and avowed racist, on social structure.

Leaving aside the intended malice, I actually think “White Supremacist” is not bad semantically. White supremacy, in the sense of a society in which key decisions are made by white Europeans, is one of the better arrangements History has come up with. There have of course been some blots on the record, but I don’t see how it can be denied that net-net, white Europeans have made a better job of running fair and stable societies than has any other group.

“Blots on the record”? Little oopsies such as American slavery, the Crusades, and that little period of time in Germany between 1933 and 1945? Well, yeah, if you’re going to pick every little nit….