90 Miles From Tyranny : California's voters beat back looney-left's affirmative action Proposition 16

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

California's voters beat back looney-left's affirmative action Proposition 16

California was a lost cause in voting for the president, but there was still a little bit of good news.

Proposition 16 failed, by a huge 56% to 44% at last count margin, smacking down yet another effort by the state's far-left elites to foist affirmative action labeling onto California's diverse population.

Here's what Google had on its results (it doesn't link to anywhere) on a keyword search for 'Proposition 16 results,' citing the Associated Press:

Which is a huge repudiation.

A big reason, of course, is that California has a large Asian-American population, and very large numbers were aware that any newly instituted affirmative action spoils system was going to come out of their hides. I wrote about that here. Work your hardest to win some prize, watch it handed over to someone else who has the 'right' color of skin as their main merit.

Presumably, underrepresented blacks and Latinos would benefit and Asians would lose, but here's the impressive thing: Every last county in California rejected it save for the Bay Area counties (which includes lily-white Marin), and huge Los Angeles County. Every one, see the New York Times map here, and note that that includes Latino-majority and Latino-significant counties such as Imperial, San Diego, San Bernardino as well as the counties in the lower San Joaquin Valley. The Latinos, like anyone else, rejected this bean-counting measure that measures the worth of people by the color of their skin over...

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Beans said...

So? Remember the Defense of Marriage act that the voters overwhelmingly said that marriage is between 1 man and 1 woman, that then got overturned judicially?

Nothing means anything when voter fraud and judicial fraud can defeat it.

Unknown said...

Exactly... The Judges will tell us what we want! Isn't that special.
Nothing more to see, move along, keep doing "consumerism" things so the move into the nursing home when we are old will not be any disruption.