I’m not sure I’m capable of judging the degree to which this John Stoehr piece approaches being, in a sense, appropriative, but I take his point: in both a very real and a rhetorical sense, the truly American politics is black politics.

What I personally was most struck by, however, were just five words which come in the upper half.

Nihilism is a white luxury.

I’m going to be mulling and musing on these five words for awhile, I think, because if I step back and look at arm’s length, many of the most nihilistic remarks about like under Trumpism come from me and other white people—the people at least risk.

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