Year of the White-Guy Meltdown

Boehner's f-bomb, LaPierre’s rant ... have the white men in power simply lost it?

By Chris Lehmann

In retrospect, the crowning moment of the grinding, pointless theatrics over a deal to avert the “fiscal cliff”—a routine suspension of the Bush-era tax cuts that the major parties’ leaderships and a financially illiterate press corps puffed into a months-long [RETURN TO ARTICLE]

  • Reader Comments

    I’m not a fan of this lot, in fact, just the opposite.  I wish you would find a way of describing them that doesn’t lump me in with them.

    Respectfully,

    Posted by A White Guy on Jan 21, 2013 at 11:41 AM

    I’m a white man and I never once assumed that I was being included in with that lot.

    Posted by Michael Cruise on Jan 21, 2013 at 7:04 PM

    Thank goodness sexist and racist generalizations are a thing of the past, eh, Chris?    CLASSISM, kiddo…ever hear of the concept?  Half of all those living in poverty are white.  Half of those are white and male.  Do you get it yet, Chris?

    Posted by editec on Jan 22, 2013 at 7:00 AM

    ITT needs editorial oversight; too bad this writer is one of your editors.This is reverse racist claptrap. And by the way ageist. And by the further way:  uninformative. No redeeming virtue.

    Posted by Robert Ross on Jan 24, 2013 at 7:14 PM

    We should let blacks run everything, they’ve done such a great job with Africa.

    Posted by f_galton on Jan 26, 2013 at 2:51 PM

    “mandatory retirement program for our white male overclass”? Anti-whiite racism, as this article shows, is the only politically correct form of racism.

    Posted by mcantelon on Mar 5, 2013 at 1:04 PM

    Get rid of the Jews. Get rich of the white race traitors. Take back America for the white middle class.

    Posted by Anony Mous on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:18 PM

    Give the readers a break, the average middle school student could do better than this.  Poorly done with generalizations for the sake of noise.  The number of teachers going to other countries to teach has grown over 500%.  The employment in other countrues by grads from US Colleges is growing.

    Posted by 6384601jh on Mar 5, 2013 at 8:33 PM