Journalism, the core crafter of narrative within the US, is primed to bring white nationalism into mainstream discourse. It was created to do exactly that. And yet, in this moment of blatant unreality, the seams are beginning to show.
Peter Liang is a scapegoat but that does not erase his privilege. That cannot erase the fact that for fifty years Chinese-Americans have been bribed with rights to fatten them into this scapegoat, and we have taken them.