My Response to Odd, Daft Attack by Right Wing News Blogger

Posted: July 29th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: VOC Essays | 4 Comments »
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Interestingly, Right Wing News has published a remarkably illiterate piece criticizing me for wanting “to put an end to black conservatism.”

Chidike Okeem wants to put an end to black conservatism. He believes that any black conservative who opposes  Affirmative Action or doesn’t cling to the Voting Rights Act as if it were the Bible is either inept or a fraud pandering to mainstream white conservatives. Typically, this is rhetoric spewed by liberal race-peddlers with a desire to discredit minority conservatives. He claims to be a conservative, yet his articles remain some of the most vitriolic, anti-right wing screeds I have ever read.

This is as honest an accusation as saying, “Person X wants to put an end to all medications for sick patients!” simply because that person expressed a desire to end the sale of fake medications. The title of my piece is The End of Artificial Black Conservatism. Dropping the word ‘artificial’ from the title of my piece in order to misrepresent my point takes intellectual dishonesty to an unparalleled zenith. The fact that this blogger has the temerity to suggest that I am being dishonest on race is ironic—especially when he cannot correctly characterize an argument. To be honest, however, such intellectual dishonesty does not surprise me. I carefully craft my essays to be logically hermetic. The best way to undermine my writings is to invent comical misrepresentations of my actual points.

If I am attacking all black conservatives who oppose affirmative action, I am also attacking myself. I have repeatedly said in my writings that I am against affirmative action. I have never changed that position. No honest person who has ever read my writings would accuse me of saying otherwise. The point I have relentlessly made, which obviously flew over that blogger’s head, is there are good and bad reasons for objecting to affirmative action.

A good reason for opposing affirmative action is because there is a growing body of evidence to suggest that mismatching students with universities they are ill-equipped for artificially reduces the number of successful ethnic minorities in important fields. The argument here is that ethnic minorities who go to schools they are correctly matched with have a greater probability of graduating and becoming successful members of their chosen professions. A bad reason for opposing affirmative action is because of ‘reverse discrimination’ against whites—a preposterous white supremacist talking point aimed at encouraging the fraudulent victimization of disaffected white men. This is all highlighted in full detail in my essay, An Honest Conservative Analysis of Affirmative Action.

The rest of the dippy piece posted at Right Wing News simply goes through the characteristic incantations of fame-oriented black conservatives. “Al Sharpton! Harry Reid! Liberals are racists!” It also attempts to trivialize the Voting Rights Act right out of the gate by mocking those who think it is an important piece of legislation. Black conservatives who relentlessly attack people on the left about racism while ignoring right-wing racism are mendacious fame-seekers. People who are serious about speaking the truth on race are capable of calling out the left and the right, like I have always done. Speaking the truth—irrespective of whose ox is gored—is not so popular anymore.

Calling Hannity out for being an ardent defender of white people who kill or maim blacks means you will never be on FOX. Calling out Rush Limbaugh for his history of racism means you will be shunned by the mainstream conservative movement. I could not care less about my black conservatism being a stage performance to entertain white conservative onlookers. I also will not be browbeaten by black conservative lickspittles into being an obsequious member of the black right-wing crowd. Black conservatives who hate my writings generally see being called a “great American” by Hannity and being praised by Rush Limbaugh on the radio as bucket list-worthy events. The fact that I am unremittingly attacked by these unlettered cretins is indisputably a badge of honor.


  • P_Ang

    I read all three. You are correct that his argument seemed muddled. However, he comes across as someone who wants to search for solutions and finds them in conservatism. Your original article and the response come across as angry, racist and overbearing, as if a liberal was trying to mislead by claiming they were conservative.

    • http://www.voiceofchid.com/ VOICEOFCHID

      That blogger comes across as someone who wants to search for solutions? How? By misrepresenting my arguments? Really? That idiotic statement says everything I need to know about you.

      Also, when will you pathetic white supremacists and black conservative lickspittles learn that I couldn’t care less about your opinions of me? I don’t care if you think I’m a liberal. Please continue thinking that. Liberals, who also hate my guts, will laugh in your face. White supremacists call any black person who doesn’t genuflect before them “angry” and “racist.” Your words have no power over me because my conservatism is not a stage performance for you to watch and critique. Save your opinions for a black conservative lickspittle who cares what you think. I stopped caring what mainstream conservatives think of me YEARS ago.

      Have a wonderful day,

      – Chid

  • Ches

    Chid,

    You’re obviously someone who goes to great lengths to articulate your points by THINKING them through. The reason rubes love the likes of O’Slimey, Shammity, or Limblahhh, is that they keep them enslaved by talking points. In other words: TELL them what to think, they’ll believe what you say. HOWEVER, if you CHALLENGE them to think, they might question what you say. The key word is THINK. Rubes are VERY lazy at this, because it requires time & effort. Thus, copy, paste, & repeat is all you get out of them.

    Though I don’t agree with a number of your positions, your honest affirmative action piece was very thought provoking. Same with your divide & conquer piece. After all, there’s no need to bring people together for the common good when you can make a fortune keeping them apart.

    Chest

    • http://www.voiceofchid.com/ VOICEOFCHID

      Thank you for reading. I appreciate it.