Chicago’s black Mayor Lori Lightfoot now says she will only give interviews to “black or brown journalists,” according to her spokesperson.
Several white reporters in the Windy City discovered that the mayor is granting one-on-one interviews only to black and brown journalists as she enters into her second year in office:
— Mary Ann Ahern (@MaryAnnAhernNBC) May 18, 2021
I was told the same thing.
— Paris Schutz (@paschutz) May 18, 2021
I can confirm, alderman
— Heather Cherone (@HeatherCherone) May 18, 2021
Per Breitbart News:
It is not clear whether the mayor’s racial policy applies only to one-on-one interviews, or whether it will extend to future interviews.Advertisement - story continues below
Lightfoot, the city’s first black female mayor, and also the first lesbian mayor, has been a target of public criticism for her harsh policies during the coronavirus pandemic, her failure to manage the Black Lives Matter riots, and a sharp rise in crime throughout the already-violent city.
Folks, this is the very definition of racism.
Indeed, it is even the definition of “racism” the way the left describes it. Remember, liberals claim you “can’t be racist if you don’t hold power.” By that they mean if you aren’t in power you can’t discriminate against a race of people. So, by the left’s definition, you can hate white people all you want, but if you don’t have the power to put your hate into action, you are not officially a racist.
Yes, this definition is based on a lie. But let’s think about this. Mayor Lightfoot, a black, gay, woman, is in power. She runs Chicago. Now she is putting her hate for whites into action as a government policy. That is the left’s very definition of racism.
Attorney Jonathan Turley even wonders if this is actionable legally:
The question is whether a race-criteria for reporters is not just actionable but whether the media is prepared to sue Lightfoot for discriminatory policies. Such legal action could be challenging, particularly due to a lack of response from Lightfoot. https://t.co/pw88zlDDRv
— Jonathan Turley (@JonathanTurley) May 19, 2021
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