Charlie Kirk calls for bans on collecting racial data at schools to “really crack the whip on affirmative action”

Kirk also announces that his producer Blake Neff, who was caught posting racist screeds online, liked the Supreme Court decision

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Citation From the June 29, 2023, edition of The Charlie Kirk Show

CHARLIE KIRK (HOST): Okay I want to go and tell you about one of our partners first and then I want to tell you - look this Supreme Court decision did not go far enough. Let's just be very clear. It did not go far enough. But I'm also, I'm not going to be a black-pilled guy and say oh it's nothing but negative. It's not nothing but negative. It's probably a 6 out of 10. It's probably a D. But we're moving in the right direction and somebody deserves a lot of credit for this and I'm going to tell you in a second. 


KIRK: Okay well producer Andrew [Kolvet] says C minus on the decision. Blake [Neff] says - I don't know what Blake's grade is. What's your grade, Blake? B minus? Wow. For black-pilled Blake that's a big deal. B minus. Okay, I'll take it. So I'll grade there. Let's just say it's a C or a B. It's a move in the right direction. And that's still a passing grade. I said a D. And let me tell you why. Why am I saying that it's a D? Why am I saying that it's not as good as it could be? Well because John Roberts who yes, did vote correctly. He snatched and he pulled rank, as you can probably imagine around that nine person table, and said I want to write the opinion. So John Roberts did what John Roberts does, writes writes writes, and there's this one part of the opinion that gives a little bit of a - little bit of hope to the bad guys. A little bit of life to the CRT regime. There's this one line in there where John Roberts effectively says that well, if you do it differently, then it can be perfect. Okay, there’s nothing in the Constitution that doesn’t allow accommodations to try to get rid of racism. We’re going to find the exact wording here. Now remember, this well could have gone beyond college. He could have said that racial discrimination is wrong in federal hiring. It could have been a real sweeping attack on racial bias. 

Now, that is going to be the next challenge. The next challenge will be getting rid of affirmative action in hiring practices. Now, this could have imposed tougher rules to really crack the whip on affirmative action. It could say that, quote, schools will always twist race to impose racial discrimination, so they just can’t collect racial information at all. By the way, that’s what every red state needs to do right now. Kansas, Texas, they need to pass rules that we’re not collecting any racial information at all. Period. 

It’s the same as when you make a dinner reservation. Could you imagine, when you make an – let’s just say you’re booking an airline ticket. Or you’re making a dinner reservation. And it says, while you’re making an airline ticket reservation for American Airlines, as you’re checking out it says, what’s your race? What? Just flying from Chicago to Los Angeles, why do you need my race? No, what’s your race? We’re going to collect that information, we’re not going to do anything with it. And then you board the airplane, and suspiciously, all the white people are kind of not – they’re, like, in the back or in the middle or – what’s going on? Are you just collecting information for your own purposes? No. American Airlines or airlines work as meritocracies. 

Kirk's producer Blake Neff resigned from Fox News after CNN uncovered scores of bigoted posts from him:

Blake Neff, a former writer for Fox’s now-defunct Tucker Carlson Tonight who resigned from the show in 2020 following revelations that he made racist and sexist posts in an online forum, has resurfaced on Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk’s radio show, apparently as a producer.

In July 2020, CNN’s Oliver Darcy reported that Neff, then the top writer for Tucker Carlson’s show, had been anonymously posting racist, misogynistic, homophobic, and other offensive content on an online forum for five years. Neff used racist and homophobic slurs, referred to women in a derogatory manner, and pushed white supremacist content while writing for Carlson’s show. Neff resigned after CNN contacted him for comment.