I recently visited the disaster that is San Francisco. I went for a walk around the city and noticed that random streets were closed from vehicle access. It’s called the “Slow Streets Program,” and the purpose is to create more space for socially distanced walking and biking.
I asked my friend if London Breed is qualified to be Mayor.
“Of course,” he said. “She’s black, and she’s a woman.”
Let that list of qualifications sink in a minute.
Sure, anyone could, in good faith, list her resume of experience. But how many times do we hear politicians and activists talk about those attributes as real qualifications?
We just hear United Airlines talk about their goal of making 50% of the students at their pilot school women or “people of color.” Both important characteristics for qualified pilots…