But it’s not racist when they’re white, right?

One from the “It’s not racist to be racist against white people” column:

Boston mayor sends holiday party invite meant only for ‘electeds of color,’ dividing city councilors

Great way to be a poster child for racism, no? Exclude a group specifically because of their race?

Per the above linked article, once the mayor’s office realized their error they sent the following in a subsequent email:

“I wanted to apologize for my previous email regarding a Holiday Party for tomorrow,” DosSantos wrote. “I did send that to everyone by accident and I apologize if my email may have offended or came across as so. Sorry for any confusion this may have caused.”

Soooo…. they’re apologizing for sending the email, but not for what it said? Aren’t they essentially saying:

So sorry for sending you that racist email – you know, the one regarding the upcoming party from which you are being excluded specifically because of your race. Didn’t mean for you to see that… whoops! But don’t worry – if anyone gets offended we’ll just label them as “racist” and get them cancelled. Ha ha ha! I crack myself up. Boy, I’d better lay off the crack for awhile…

I’m really getting tired of saying this, but we will NEVER defeat racism by being racist. Ever.

It can, however, get you elected mayor of Boston.

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