@bimadew White people love playing "divide & rule" We should not play their game #tacticasoldascolonialism
-- Diane Abbott, MP
Now, correct me if I'm wrong here, but if I'd tweeted something like:
@HackneyAbbott Black people love playing at being thugs and sleeping around with as many lovers as possible #pastimesasoldastime
I would be condemned and vilified as a racist. Yet I am still to see one of the lefties I follow having a go at her. Is it because she's one of their tribe? Or is it because she's black and therefore can't be racist?
Why is it acceptable to make sweeping generalisations about one race and not about others?