Americans Are Divided by Their Views on Race, Not Race Itself

Americans Are Divided by Their Views on Race, Not Race Itself, by Eric Kaufmann in the New York Times.

The country is not divided by racial conflict, but by conflict over racial ideology. This is a crucial difference — and it is also grounds for optimism. …

“White” is a description of a person’s race, whereas feelings about whether whites are privileged or whether diversity makes the country stronger are part of a person’s racial ideology.

Liberal whites — not minorities — are setting the tone on these issues.

Says a lot: