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What to expect when you’re expecting… black people!

If you’re following the link from John Derbyshire’s “Talk,” this is the graph you’re looking for. Drink it in, because according to ThinkProgress, it’s the “only ‘fact’ included in [his] entire piece” (source info). (9) A small cohort of blacks—in my experience, around five percent—is ferociously hostile to whites and will go to great lengths […]

Tagged bullshit, IQ, John Derbyshire, race

IQ and you-know-who: the great white hero faces reality

Back at the end of November, Andrew Sullivan wrote a short post claiming that the study of intelligence — not just its racial aspects but the general study — has “been strangled by p.c. egalitarianism.” He admitted later that his conclusion was “an over-reach,” but it opened up the whole race-and-IQ can of worms.

Sullivan says he’s just facing the reality of race and IQ like a good conservative should. Turns out he’s a lot better at the rhetoric than he is at the facing.

Tagged Andrew Sullivan, IQ, race, Ta-Nehisi Coates