su_note note_color=”#efe1a7″ text_color=”#00000″ radius=”5”]Heather MacDonald, author of ‘The Diversity Delusion,’ sets the record straight about the hysteria over “white supremacy” in America that she says is a fabrication by leftists and is disproven by the statistics. She says there are the same number of reported “hate” crimes today as there were 10 years ago when there were 25 million fewer people in the US and 20 years ago, there were 3,000 MORE reported hate crimes.
MacDonald blames mainstream institutions beginning with campus victimhood ideology that beats into students’ heads that white people are evil. She said that hate is going in one direction, and that hatred in the United States today was illustrated by Democratic politicians, leftists, and media when they piled on the white Covington High School boys, using a false narrative to demonize them. -GEG[/su_note]
Conservative writer and researcher Heather Mac Donald used cold, hard statistics to dispute what she claims is the “ridiculous” notion that America is a “source of white supremacy.”
Appearing on Monday night’s episode of “The Story With Martha MacCallum,” the The Diversity Delusion author responded to Fox News host Martha MacCallum’s question about the common assertion from the political left that white supremacy is “on the rise.”
Pointing to recent footage of Chelsea Clinton being confronted, Mac Donald said: “The left is so determined to try to paint America as a source of white supremacy when, in fact, there is virtually no institutional support for these handful of kooks that are insane. They are violating the very premises of Western Civilization.”
After stating that we “are all on campus now” because of the increasing inability to speak about such issues, Mac Donald cited the real hate crime statistics:
The number of reported hate crimes—and we don’t know how many of those are Jussie Smollett hoaxes—last year was identical to what it was 10 years ago when there were 25 million fewer people in the United States and many fewer reporting agencies. And if you go 10 years before that, you have 3,000 more hate crimes reported. The idea that there has been some surge in hate, much less white supremacist hate, is completely ridiculous.
“It looks like there is no single group that is sort of dominating this issue and also the numbers are relatively low,” MacCallum observed after showing a graphic from The Washington Post. (RELATED: Reason Editor Explains How Hate Crime Statistics Are Misrepresented, Gives Shocking Guess On How Many Are Actually Real)
“This is about .0005 percent of all violent crimes in the United States,” said Mac Donald before questioning evening the Post’s “methodology.”
“[T]here are known categories, they don’t know what the motivation is,” she said. “Why they get to count those as extremist terror incidents, domestic terrorism when they may be your average guy going postal, I don’t know. But their numbers do not show a surge in white supremacist violence. It is preposterous.”