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  •  You are correct (0+ / 0-)

    Any threat to white, privileged sanctuaries will and do generate disproportionate responses.

    And in inner-city L.A.'s Rampart, Detroit's Brightmoor or Newwark's South Ward, for examples, ... not so much.

    •  undergrad enrollment is 50% minority (1+ / 0-)
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      at MIT and at risk in a bad event.

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      I think it has more to do with college campus/kids (i.e. age of victims), and the potential for mass murder (a different story than individual shootings) rather than white privilege. Just my opinion.

      "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

      by Greg Dworkin on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 11:16:14 AM PST

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