What If We Profiled Lone White Males the Same Way We Profile Minorities? (Video)

In a new age of rage, we’re quick to scapegoat the most vulnerable Americans, which can only be attributed to racial profiling. White males are not only the angriest Americans, they’re also the most likely to commit mass murders. And while Donald Trump claims that the Republican base is surging with new recruits, his strategy is actually quite simple: pit white men feeling disenfranchised against others who support equal rights.


The angriest white men in America often blame liberals for race-baiting instead of recognizing inherit prejudices against minorities. But anyone who doubts racial profiling exists in America will be quickly enlightened by this video.

"Tom Gardner, what is that, German?" the black bouncer asks a lone white male approaching the club. "You haven’t written any multi-page documents expressing your frustration with society?"

"I’m pretty sure he published the manifesto,” the bouncer tells the Latino club owner.

"Why are you wearing a trench coat?” the club owner asks. “We have a no-trench coat policy. Any ammunition on you? Did Santa leave you any ammunition under the tree this year?"

"I just came to go to my friend’s birthday,” Tom protests.

Watch how this scenario plays out:

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