Angry black radicals and the foolish white liberals who love them

Angry black radicals and the foolish white liberals who love them
Ta-Nehisi Coates

White liberals never look more foolish than when they pander to angry black radicals. But it’s taken the one-two punch of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s book Between the World and Me and the hit NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton to lift the white Left into heights of ecstasy not seen since they sipped cocktails with the Black Panthers in Tom Wolfe’s immortal essay, “Radical Chic.”

Doubt the ecstasy? Then behold tweets such as this one, from the New York Times’s A. O. Scott, speaking of Coates:

Doubt the foolishness? Then read this from Slate deputy editor John Swansburg’s review of Straight Outta Compton:

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