Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, who won almost 3 million more votes than President-elect Donald Trump but lost in the electoral college, had a secret plan to require a minimum percentage of marriages to be mixed as a way to further diversity goals—a longstanding priority of liberal Democrats.
“Just as we require a minimum number of federal contracts to go to minority- and women-owned businesses, we will require a minimum percentage of marriages to be mixed, whether by ethnicity, religion, or gender,” says the secret plan, which was revealed in an email and released on WikiLeaks. The email is thought to be part of the Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee during the general election.
According to the plan, diverse households are more tolerant of diversity goals than non-diverse households, so by requiring a minimum percentage of marriages to be mixed, the plan theorizes, an increasing number of households will be tolerant of diversity. “We can finally achieve a diversity-tolerant society by effectively breeding diverse-tolerant households,” the memo says.
Although parts of the plan would require legislation, much of it can be done by administrative fiat, the memo says, especially now that President Obama has “expanded executive authority by unprecedented levels.”
A spokesperson for the Trump transition team seized on the memo as evidence voters made the right choice in the election. “What we have here is proof that Hillary Clinton would have been the most un-American president ever in the history of the United States,” says John Miller, the transition team spokesperson. “If there was any doubt Hillary had plans to impose the most radical socialist agenda ever, that doubt should be erased now.”
John Podesta, chairman of Clinton’s campaign and the target of Russian hacking, said there were no plans to require blacks to marry whites or Jews to marry Christians. “This was a working document on different ways to promote diversity, and while it takes an extreme approach, that was a thought exercise and not the approach Hillary Clinton as president would have taken,” he said. “Would we like to see more Hispanics marrying Asians? Yes. Would we like to see more Muslims marrying Buddhists? Yes. But would we mandate that? No, of course not, but we did see a place for giving people incentives to inter-marry. We talked about giving away toasters, iTiunes gift cards, lots of things. But there would be no mandate.”
Trump mentioned the memo on the last of his “Thank you” rallies, in Mobile, Ala. “You made the right choice, people,” Trump told the crowd of about 10,000, many waving “Lock her up!” signs. “Can you imagine the scale of social engineering they were talking about in that memo? It’s unbelievable. And they would have done it, too!”
Trump went on to explain how he planned to identify people by religion and ethnicity so they can be deported before they take jobs and commit acts of terror.
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