The Identity Politics Playbook
Behind the culture talk is a singleminded scheme to divide and conquer America.
No longer just an academic fashion, multiculturalism is a political philosophy bent on destroying American justice and civil life, writes Thomas Klingenstein, chairman of the Claremont Institute’s Board of Directors. David Azerrad, Conrad Black, John Fonte, John Marini, Norman Podhoretz, Richard Reinsch, and R. R. Reno respond.
“Multiculturalism,” writes Claremont Institute board chairman Thomas Klingenstein, “conceives of society as a collection of cultural identity groups, each with its own worldview, all oppressed by white males, collectively existing within permeable national boundaries. Multiculturalism replaces American citizens with so-called ‘global citizens.’ It carves ‘tribes’ out of a society whose most extraordinary success has been their…