By Steve Sailer | 16 September 2020
TAKI’S MAGAZINE — Last week, The New York Times complained that whites now make up only three-fifths of the population but still hold four-fifths of the most powerful jobs in America:
These are 922 of the most powerful people in America. 180 of them identify as Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, multiracial or otherwise a person of color.
Turnabout is fair play, so please note that the five staffers who undertook this race-counting project number one African-American and four Asian-Americans:
…A review by The New York Times of more than 900 officials and executives in prominent positions found that about 20 percent identify as Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native American, multiracial or otherwise a person of color. About 40 percent of Americans identify with one of those groups.
In other words, even in 2020, whites are overrepresented in important jobs like congressman, media mogul, CEO, and sports-team owner relative to the overall population by a ratio of four to three.
Of course, most of the NYT’s 922 powerful positions are held by older people. Among American residents 40 or older, 69 percent are non-Hispanic white. And many of the nonwhite residents are not citizens (in fact, some are illegal aliens, although we aren’t supposed to care about that).
So, probably a little under three-fourths of the American citizens in the relevant age range are white, and they hold four-fifths of the powerful jobs.
Judging from that ratio, America in 2020 is remarkably not white supremacist, but you aren’t supposed to recognize that. […]