What’s Up With Dilbert And His Creator?

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I’m sure that unless you’ve been living in a cave in the dessert for the past week or so, you’ve heard of the Dilbert/Scott Adams issue.  Dilbert is no more, and apparently Mr. Adams’ sources of income are now dried up.  Ah well … he brought it on himself with his racist rhetoric, so I have zero empathy for him.  I was curious about a few things, however, such as the Rasmussen poll cited by Adams.  Charles Blow’s latest column clarifies the issue fairly well, I think.  Take a look …

The ‘Dilbert’ Cartoonist and the Durability of White-Flight Thinking

Charles M. Blow

28 February 2023

When Scott Adams, the Donald Trump-revering creator of the “Dilbert” cartoon strip, last week quoted stats from the right-leaning polling operation Rasmussen Reports to justify a racist rant in which he admonished white people to “just get the hell away” from Black people, whom…

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