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The Diversity That Dare Not Speak Its Name

By on 6.18.09 | 3:07PM

The Saudi law firm of Salah Al Hejailan clearly got some bad info on how far the shores of American identity politics extend. Consider this bit from a recruiting letter the firm recently sent out:

We are interested in recruiting one senior Anglo-Saxon lawyer (with 7+ PQE), preferably with Saudi, but at the very least with GCC work experience to play a corporate/commercial role in ourJeddah office. By Anglo-Saxon we mean of Caucasian ethnicity as opposed to lawyers from the MENA or Asian Sub-Continent who happen to have UK or US nationality/qualifications. 

That affirmative action is a negative, friends. 

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