Hipster Racist on the disappointing David Brooks

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Scuttlebutt is that David Brooks (above), columnist for the New York Times, is a secret fan of Steve Sailer’s blog. So it’s surprising to see him come out with paffle like this:

Sometimes the behavioral research leads us to completely change how we think about an issue. For example, many of our anti-discrimination policies focus on finding the bad apples who are explicitly prejudiced. In fact, the serious discrimination is implicit, subtle and nearly universal. Both blacks and whites subtly try to get a white partner when asked to team up to do an intellectually difficult task. In computer shooting simulations, both black and white participants were more likely to think black figures were armed. In emergency rooms, whites are pervasively given stronger painkillers than blacks or Hispanics. Clearly, we should spend more effort rigging situations to reduce universal, unconscious racism. (emphasis mine.)

The assumption behind this paragraph…

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