Day By Day© by Chris Muir.

Friday, February 10, 2006

Some non-white cultures are more equal than others

One of the travesties of PC/multiculturalist thought is the reverse prejudice against Asians. In the victimology view, the fact that Asian kids -- many of whom are poor immigrants who either themselves escaped terrible circumstances, or are children of parents who did -- do well academically, they're systematically excluded from the top schools. It's considered simply unfair that so many of them do so well, while so many other people of culture, despite having been born and raised in America, in English speaking homes, aren't doing so well. So, we have the magic of quotas -- top schools limit the number of Asian students allowed to make room for other people who haven't worked so hard. It sounds blatantly unfair on its face, doesn't it? Anway, while I fulminate, James Chen writes a column at the American Thinker detailing how this plays out at Lowell High School, San Francisco's academic school (and the oldest public schoolin San Francisco). Talking to Technorati: , , ,