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HuffPo Blogger Calls For US To Deny White Men The Right To Vote

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A Huffington Post blogger proposed Thursday to deny white men the right to vote for 20 years to correct the wrongs they afflicted on the world.

Shelley Garland, a MA philosophy student, pondered taking away white men’s voting powers as punishment for their “toxic white masculinity” in an op-ed. Garland argues that if it hadn’t been for white men, President Donald Trump wouldn’t have been elected and the U.K. would still be a part of the E.U.

The only way to fix this, Garland reasons, is to take away white men’s voting rights for about twenty years.

” If white men no longer had the vote, the progressive cause would be strengthened. It would not be necessary to deny white men indefinitely – the denial of the vote to white men for 20 years (just less than a generation) would go some way to seeing a decline in the influence of reactionary and neo-liberal ideology in the world,” Garland writes.

Garland acknowledges while this is unfair, it is a form of reparations for white men committing slavery,colonialism and apartheid in the past.

“Let’s be clear, it may be unfair, but a moratorium on the franchise for white males for a period of between 20 and 30 years is a small price to pay for the pain inflicted by white males on others, particularly those with black, female-identifying bodies,” Garland writes.

People also blamed “whiteness” and white people for the reason Trump became president.

“We now know beyond a shadow of a doubt that there is still a white America, and not exclusively red-state or blue-collar, that will fight to the end to retain its ancestral status over the non-white Americas rising all around it in a fearsome new century,” wrote Frank Rich at the New York Magazine.


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  • Mac mcintire

    Such a moron. Soon he’ll be teaching. What has become of the strong male. I guess they become plumbers, carpenters, and laborers, send your kids to college,and they become wimps, snowflakes, or morons

  • Bezukhov

    Sure. As long as I don’t have to pay any taxes.

  • Pink Deer

    That anyone would seriously entertain in this day and age the need to deny a portion of the population their right to vote is lunacy run amuck. And worse, they say this while they enjoy the perks and advantages of modern Western civilization, a civilization that grew primarily out of the ingenuity and vision of white males. Fact.