Justice Dept. to Take On Affirmative Action in College Admissions – The New York Times
trump is definitely playing to his base, the hard-core racists, with the old scare of affirmative action as discrimination against whites. And political appointees, rather than career civil servants, are handling this thing. This is Nixon’s Southern Strategy 3.0, using racial hostility as a propaganda tool, and it come just after the Republicans in Congress failed to repeal “Obamacare.” It’s a non-issue to get the base hired up and angry.