Google Memo Wasn’t ‘Anti-Diversity’—It Was for the Wrong Kind

By | 2017-06-02T18:30:05+00:00 August 10, 2017|
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Let’s discuss the Google memo heard ’round the world. (Because Silicon Valley’s fetid, politically correct group think is slightly less depressing than the ratcheting tensions with North Korea.)

The 10-page “anti-diversity screed” (as tech site Gizmodo called it) was neither. Nor was it a “rant” or a “jeremiad.”

If you read it—and it’s clear from the coverage that even the journalists that covered the document’s existence viewed it through blood-red tinted lenses—you would find a fairly pedantic, sometimes poorly worded, but altogether respectful argument for a kind of intellectual diversity.

And we can’t have that.

Any conservative who read James Damore’s memo recognized at once that he holds fairly conventional liberal views of the world. But even conventional liberal viewpoints are no longer safe.

Read the rest at the Sacramento Bee.

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Ben Boychuk
Ben Boychuk is managing editor of American Greatness. He is a regular columnist with the Sacramento Bee, a weekly syndicated columnist with Tribune Media, and a veteran of several publications, including Investor's Business Daily and the Claremont Review of Books. He lives in California.