Liberals worship diversity.
Politicians and pundits on the left often claim “diversity is our strength.”
But new emails show diversity in Barack Obama’s White House was a license to discriminate against white people.
After Barack Obama won in 2008, his team began to fill senior Administration positions.
Diversity was highly valued.
But diversity means including everyone.
That wasn’t the case with the Obama team.
WikiLeaks released an email from Michael Froman – a member of Obama’s 2008 transition team – to Obama himself with two lists attached for candidates to join the Obama administration.
None were white men.
The Daily Caller reports:
“The email released by WikiLeaks is from October 6, 2010 and is sent from Michael Froman to Obama. Froman was then at Citigroup and a member of Obama’s transition team. He has served as U.S Trade Representative since 2013. The subject line of the email was “Diversity.”
Froman wrote: “Barack — Following up on your conversations with John over the weekend, attached are two documents: — A list of African American, Latino and Asian American candidates, divided between Cabinet/Deputy and Under/Assistant/Deputy Assistant Secretary levels, as well as lists of senior Native Americans, Arab/Muslim Americans and Disabled Americans. We have longer lists, but these are candidates whose names have been recommended by a number of sources for senior level jobs in a potential Administration.”
The transition team member also wrote, “A list of women, similarly divided between candidates for Cabinet/Deputy and other senior level positions.
Attacking white privilege – the idea that white people have inherent advantages in society because of their skin color – has become a hallmark of the Obama-era left.
But this email shows just how far back the Obama administration began to attack the idea of white privilege power structure.
Identity politics have become the driving force in liberal politics over the last decade.
And this was just as true in the Obama White House as it was in grassroots liberal activists.
Documents also released by the hacker Guccifer 2.0 show the Obama administration labeled appointees by race and gender.
The Daily Caller also reports:
“Guccifer 2.0 gave the documents to TheDC Friday. He claims these are hacked files from “one big network” related to the Clinton Foundation.
There is a folder “Obama_files” titled “Slate” which features a list of potential political appointees. Below is a slate of potential White House officials purported to be from October 22, 2008, before Obama was elected president. TheDC is unable to independently verify the documents provided by Guccifer 2.0
An older slate of potential White House officials from September 2008 provides a key for the letters next to some of these individuals’ names. It shows that potential appointees were designated as either female, black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, Arab, Muslim, disabled, Republican, or “career.” Notably missing are the categories white, Democrat, Christian, and Jewish.”
The Obama administration has practiced the politics of racial resentment from day one.
And now Americans are learning their identity politics obsession extended to hiring.