Today in White Supremacy White House

Under the New York Times' innocuous headline "Justice Dept. to Take on Affirmative Action in College Admissions," Charlie Savage reports: "The Trump administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department's civil rights division toward investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against white applicants, according to a document obtained by The New York Times."

Emphasis mine.

"The project," Savage continues, "is another sign that the civil rights division is taking on a conservative tilt under [Donald] Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions."

Yes, that's a very polite way of putting it. A less polite, and frankly more honest, way of putting it is that the project is another sign that Donald Trump, a long-time public racist, is overseeing a white supremacist presidency and, with the help of of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a long-time public racist, is re-codifying white supremacy into federal law in places where any trace of racial justice measures have been enacted.

Another day of the Trump presidency; another erosion of the progress we've made.

To anyone who ever said any variation on the words "Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are the same," fuck you forever.

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