For those who don't know, Ingram's is an old school local biz mag that provides a worthwhile read in the waiting room of dentist's offices across the metro.
The magazine is longstanding and respected local biz community niche publication but every year some of our more "progressive" friends deride their "best of" issue for featuring mostly white people on the cover.
The ritual of righteous indignation was BORINGLY REPEATED for 2020 but this time around there's a twist.
Earlier in the week, Congressional candidate Ryan Derks made a bit of noise with a nicely produced campaign video that earned some attention around this cowtown because it debunked most of the promotional hype that dominates local media.
Let's be real. . . Ryan Derks was never going to beat Congressman Cleaver but the challenge has frustrated some of his supporters so they've outed this bit of social media chatter in order to offer a more complete "perspective" of the candidate.
Accordingly, Ryan Derks "boldly" defending the integrity of white dudes in general is going to turn away most of the voters who might have been on the fence . . . And it's causing the candidate a great deal of negative publicity for a campaign that was punching above its weight class.
And so, social media free writing has once again backfired . . . Check the pro-white statement from Mr. Derks that has sparked a weekend firestorm and ignited a litany of predictable allegations of racism:
Developing . . .