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Anyone paying attention to President Joe Biden’s official Twitter account in recent weeks might have noticed the emphasis on the word “equity.” Whether tweeting about equity in faith, civil rights, or income, Biden has casually supplanted Americans’ near-universal regard for equality with needs-based equity. The abolishment of all misfortune goes hand in hand with this push, culminating in what could be one of the progressives’ most terrifying political victories. Blue checkmark Twitter is entirely on board with equity, with almost no significant Republican protest.
For as long as I can remember, equality of opportunity has long been advocated for regarding class and race relations in modern America. Disagreements often developed around how to achieve it in the arenas of law, education, and job opportunities. But most mainstream Democrats understood long ago that they could champion equality of opportunity along with most Republicans, even though they debated about the ways to fix existing issues. Equality of outcome has been widely disparaged by many Republicans as a staple of Marxist orthodoxy, while Democrats deny their desire for countrywide equity in their public policy goals. Policies such as affirmative action...