(Truth Revolt) On Wednesday, December 6th, during the raging Thomas Fire in California, Caleb Wadnan rescued a scared rabbit in an amazing viral video. The clip of Wadnan risking harm to save the frightened and screaming bunny moved the world. But to Damon Young, a columnist for GQ.com, Wadnan’s kind deed was a glaring symbol of white American racism.
Young’s article, written for the ironically-named digital magazine Very Smart Brothas, is titled “The Video of the Man Saving the Rabbit from the Fire Captures Everything Wrong with Whiteness in 30 Seconds.” In it, he contends that Wadnan’s act of bravery proves that whites care more for animals than for black people.
Yes — he really says this.
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