George H.W. Bush, by most accounts a decent guy (and a better president than given credit for), just did a very cool thing, shaving his head in solidarity with the cancer-stricken son of one of his Secret Service agents.
I would hope your reaction is something along the lines of, “nice gesture” or “that’s cool.”
How come the Secret Service is so heavily white and male even as the military reaches out, while recruiting, to women and minorities especially blacks and Latinos? Can a head of state request that his Secret Service detail exclusively come from a certain demographic?
The worst part is that their they’re all not merely ‘white’, but that specific, frat-boyish, blond-hair, blue-eyes, sunburned skin, Grandma’s fried-chicken and cornbread, Protestant, football-playing then football-watching demographic that so typifies racial divisions.