Posted by: N.S. Palmer | August 4, 2018

Why Sarah Jeong Hates White People

Sarah Jeong, newly-hired member of The New York Times’s editorial board, hates white people.

And Christians.

And police officers.

And heterosexuals.

And men.

May God have mercy on any white, heterosexual, Christian male police officer who falls under the gaze of The New York Times. Because Sarah certainly won’t.

The fact of her obsessive hatred seems clear. The reasons for it are less clear.

I come neither to praise Sarah nor to bury her.

My goal is merely to explain her and the thousands of other angry, half-educated social climbers like her.

Sarah is not consciously evil. That requires intellectual and moral depth that she lacks. She is merely confused, self-interested, and insecure. She needs to see herself as a member of an “intellectual elite” because she doubts her own ability and personal worth. She hates white people because it’s the fashionable thing to do. If it were fashionable to hate black people or midgets, she’d do that instead.

The pleasure of hating

The root cause of Sarah’s hatred for white people isn’t new, trendy, or postmodernist. It’s been around as long as humanity. British social critic William Hazlitt (1778-1830) summarized it in his essay “On the Pleasure of Hating:”

Read the rest at American Greatness!


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