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Drowning in Diversity

This post has nothing to do with crime, but it's too good to pass up, especially since one of today's posts was about diversity and the next was about dihydrogen monoxide.  This post is about both, after a fashion.

The title, from "The Corner" at National Review Online, says all you need to know.  

City of Phoenix Recruiting Minority Lifeguards
Even If They Can't Swim

The story remarks, "The kids in the pool are all either Hispanic or black or whatever, and every lifeguard is white, and we don't like that," said [a city] official, who cited a language barrier as one of the city's concerns."

Some of us had been under the impression that, for the work of a lifeguard, drowning would be "one of the city's concerns," but, hey, that was then.

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