From the San Francisco Chronicle — If Sen. Barack Obama's candidacy has indeed placed race in the spotlight again this election season, then the Census Bureau's new projections that white America is fading into minority status much faster than previously thought offers a glaring view of the fissures that continue to spider web our republic . . .
But the increasingly rapid erosion of the white population in America raises the stakes considerably no matter who wins the White House. The question transcends what the occupant of the Oval Office looks like and becomes whether whites are ready for the accelerating changes that will result in an America that no longer looks like them, sounds like them or necessarily embraces their cultural tastes.
The answer, as it stands now, is almost certainly "no."Read the entire article here.