LA’s diversity quota for police is coming for all of us soon
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As I have stressed in the past, I don’t care if someone is straight, gay, trans, female, male, black, white, brown, liberal or conservative. If that person is the best candidate for the job, they should get it. Period.
That said, while I am strongly against discrimination of any kind – and oh, by the way to those on the left, that includes blatant discrimination against conservatives and people of traditional faith – I am also against putting “identity politics” above real-world qualifications and experience when it comes to the hiring for certain positions. Most especially those where the lives of human beings are literally at stake.
Shockingly, it is exactly those professions where some on the left are trying to make identity politics the determining qualification for being hired. As was reported by this site and others, newly elected Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass has stated that she is determined to remove “obstacles” for police recruits who fail to initially qualify for training as a means of further diversifying the Los Angeles Police Department.
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In response, Tom Saggau, spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Protective