Jerry Seinfeld is an individualist, and that makes him the natural enemy of racists everywhere. These days, racists often think of themselves as the champions of minorities, calling for quotas or affirmative action or equal representation in business or the arts. Seinfeld and other individualists are colorblind, and his recent remarks exemplify the spirit of individualism.
Seinfeld was in the midst of an interview with Buzzfeed, talking about his show Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, when the interviewer observed that most of the show’s guests were white males. “Oh, this really pisses me off,” Seinfeld responded. The interviewer said that people on Twitter had implored him to “Ask [Seinfeld] about the gender [and racial] diversity.”
Jerry Seinfeld was visibly annoyed, and explained why: