Diversity Bake Sale Sparks Controversy

27 Sep 2011 /

Despite massive outcries of protest from campus organizations, the Berkeley College Republicans are adamant in going ahead with their controversial bake sale.

The sale — intended as a satirical response to the affirmative action-like SB 185 currently awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature — will involve baked goods that are priced by race and sex. Under the pricing structure, white students would have to pay $2.00 for a pastry, for example, while Latinos would pay $1.00 and Native Americans would pay $0.25. Women would receive a blanket 25 cent discount.

I love it! “Massive outcries of protest”! “Controversial bake sale”!

The lack of perspective is staggering. It’s okay to favor kids of one race over another in college admissions, just don’t try it with something truly important like the price of a cupcake . . .


One Comment on Diversity Bake Sale Sparks Controversy »

  1. 6 Nov 2011 @ 6:48 am


    Great statement – why don’t people get it?

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