Male, female, or something different? Obama for America wants to know

It’s not that complicated. Or it shouldn’t be. But if you want to apply for a prestigious “Obama Organizing Fellowship,” perhaps you should really wrestle and thoughtfully consider your answer to the question below. Even if you think you already know the answer because God gave you certain equipment at birth that makes the answer quite obvious to anyone with eyes and a lick of common sense, you might not know the answer. And lest you think that it’s an easy test because there are only two possible answers, understand that  Democrats live in a very complicated, confusing world. And as we’ve seen with Elizabeth Sacagawarren at Harvard, they like it that way because it benefits them and furthers their agenda of dividing our country into a million special interest groups, each with its own special rights.

Here’s what young would-be community organizers are asked when they sign up to be Obama Organizing Fellows:

I haven’t spent a lot of time worrying my pretty little head about this today, but my 40+ years on this earth apparently have not equipped me with the experience or knowledge base to construct a viable answer to the question of what “something different” might be. I probably don’t want to know.

What the Democrats and race/gender/class/disability/ethnicity baiters cannot grasp is the complete contradiction in their commitments to both diversity and equality. They cannot mutually co-exist – at least not through artificial manipulation of the system.

Obama for America’s application makes this obviously clear:

Obama for America is committed to diversity among its staff, and recognizes that its continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse staff that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. Obama for America is an equal opportunity employer and it is Obama for America’s policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, economic status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ethnic identity or physical disability, or any other legally protected basis. Obama for America will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination and any such conduct is strictly prohibited.”

How exactly can an organization hire “without regard to sex, race, age,” etc. and at the same time consciously be “committed to diversity among its staff” and “retain a diverse staff?” If Team Obama (or any other organization with a similar policy) is color-blind, gender-blind, sexual orientation-blind (?), and not regarding any of these characteristics in its hiring practices, we must ask how they’re even aware that they’re diverse.

The answer, of course, is that they are not blind to any of the differences between their fellow Americans. Indeed, they seek out the differences, as the question above demonstrates, because they win elections by continuing to divide our country and pit us against each other. For all the talk of wanting everyone treated equally, without regard to race or fad minority status, the professional left is the least likely to treat all equally and without regard to their “status” of one kind or another.

We need to make an issue of this intellectual dishonesty and remind voters that our side is the side that champions equality for all “without discrimination or segregation on the ground of race, color, religion, or national origin,” as stated in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (a Republican bill, let’s not forget).  It is the ultimate conservative value to fight for liberty for all. The Democrats and professional left have owned this, illegitimately, for too long.


Cross-Posted at Bold Color