Lori Lightfoot is a real human being with a real human body. Her face is human.
She doesn’t have cancer. She just suffers from a particularly aggressive strain of diversity — a diversity which she seeks to promote, empower and enforce.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has reportedly defended her controversial decision to grant interview requests only to minority journalists — calling the number of non-whites covering her “unacceptable.”
“I would absolutely do it again. I’m unapologetic about it because it spurred a very important conversation, a conversation that needed to happen, that should have happened a long time ago,” Lightfoot told The New York Times’ “Sway” host Kara Swisher on Monday of the temporary May declaration.
As she marked her two-year anniversary in office in May, the Democrat — whose city is in the midst of a plague of gun violence and is on track to surpass last year’s total of 48 mass shootings — assailed the “overwhelming whiteness” of the Windy City’s media and announced that she’d grant one-on-one interviews only to minority members, Fox News reported.
“Here is the bottom line for me, to state the obvious, I’m a black woman mayor. I’m the mayor of the third-largest city in the country, obviously I have a platform, and it’s important to me to advocate on things that I believe are important,” Lightfoot told Swisher.
“Going back to why I ran, to disrupt the status quo. The media is critically important to our democracy … the media is in a time of incredible upheaval and disruption but our City hall press corps looks like it’s 1950 or 1970,” she added.
Lightfoot urged media outlets to be “focused on diversity.”
“In Chicago, we have a huge amount of diverse media talent. We’ve got schools that are of journalism that are best in class across the country, and I would say, really, across the world,” she said.
“So the absence of journalists of color, covering the mayor of the third-largest city in a country is absolutely unacceptable. And so I decided to say something about it,” the mayor added.
But she also noted that politicians should not get to decide who covers them.
The only way for brown people to get ahead is to ban and punish white people.
Sure, that’s illegal, but the important thing is that it works.
Laws against racial discrimination were invented by white supremacists.
I have a question.
Will she take donations from supporters like she takes questions from journalists? (ONLY from only people of color)
Follow up questions.
Why does she need a "national base" if she is a CITY mayor?
Is it due to city violence reducing her "local base" support? pic.twitter.com/iB5tGRWe7M
— Scarlet (@Scar20370907) July 27, 2021
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot doubled down on her 'racist' comment about reporters: "It's so sad to see," @ByronDonalds tells Chris Salcedo.
"Chicago, next time you have the chance to vote for a Mayor, it's time to send a strong message that you're not going to tolerate this." pic.twitter.com/NW6gt22oCD
— Newsmax (@newsmax) July 27, 2021
At the time that the brave and oppressed mayor said she would be doing an event from which whites would be banned, several outlets protested and refused to send any journalist at all.
That included the white supremacy newspaper Chicago Tribune.
I am a Latino reporter @chicagotribune whose interview request was granted for today. However, I asked the mayor’s office to lift its condition on others and when they said no, we respectfully canceled. Politicians don’t get to choose who covers them. https://t.co/YMW8M8ZgJm
— Gregory Pratt (@royalpratt) May 19, 2021
In order to have equity, we’re going to have to ban whites from reporting altogether. In fact, they are going to need to be banned from most jobs.
Are whites even fit to shine the shoes of oppressed, superior colored people?
Shoe shining should only be done by the Pakistanis, or by robots built by robotics companies only staffed by black robotics engineers.
Blacks built zero point energy flying pyramids when they was kings in Egypt. They could easily build shoe-shinning robots if whitey would just get off their backs and stop oppressing them.