The NIH has spent money on several other projects, including obese lesbians, origami condoms, texting drunks, and dozens of other pet projects. On top of those projects, which comprised $39 million, the NIH announced it will grant $31 million to “enhance diversity in the medical research workforce.”
As longtime admirers of Ezra Klein and his scrappy gang of Juicebox wunderkinds, we are dismayed to learn that “Project X,” Klein’s broad-based multiplatform transformative new media venture, does not appear to value diversity in the newsroom.
Washington Post media watchdog Erik Wemple reported Wednesday that Richard Prince, a prominent advocate for “Diversifying the Face of American Journalism,” has raised questions about the racial diversity at Project X.
To his credit, Klein’s response should be held as the gold standard of comebacks/apologies for liberals caught in an act of homogeny.
Former White House Chief of Staff and current Democratic Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has assembled an administration noticeably lacking in diversity, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Elizabeth Warren’s distant link to Native American tribes was touted by her Ivy League employer as “proof” of their diversity.
The Obama campaign is making an effort to hire more minorities after a Washington Free Beacon report drew attention to the team’s lack of diversity.