The modern left is Janus-faced, effortlessly alternating between identitarianism and Marxishness as circumstances require. Until now, many had thought this schizophrenic marriage would be too unstable to endure, with the mutually-incompatible premises and demands of each side destined to end in acrimonious disaster. But what if some political alchemist could find a way to meld the two into a cohesive whole? What if the personal and the political truly were identical?
I give you —
— “multiracial whiteness.” (via Glenn Greenwald. Bonus humorous commentary from David Thompson.)