The “racial justice” people are nothing if not delusional, and the degree to which they are can’t possibly be overstated. Nor can the national media’s role in reinforcing that delusion.
The Washington Post last week ran what I hope will be the final hagiographic story about the months-long protests that took place in front Nellie’s, a gay bar in Washington, D.C. Demonstrators had been gathering on the street every Friday for weeks, demanding “accountability” over an incident in June involving a black woman who was aggressively kicked out of the bar by a bouncer.
“On a busy Friday night,” the Washington Post story began, “people headed to the well-known, often bustling bar on the corner of Ninth and U streets. But for the last time, the party wasn’t inside the bar. It was outside.”
Included in the online version of the story was a video with interviews of a couple of protesters. One of them named Afeni says that