As Twitchy reported last week, “Jeopardy!” contestant Kelly Donohue was attacked by over 400 former contestants who accused him of making a white power gesture on the show — the same gesture we have photos of Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Jen Psaki, Hillary Clinton, and more making. Donohue jumped on Facebook, said he deeply regretted this terrible misunderstanding and explained that he’d held up one finger after his first win and two after his second.

That letter signed by more than 400 former contestants can be found on Medium:

They write:

Most problematic to us as a contestant community is the fact that Kelly has not publicly apologized for the ramifications of the gesture he made. If something has been misconstrued, an apology and a total disavowal of any connection to white supremacist doctrines is called for. We saw that gesture air on television. We are among the public it affected, and we are a diverse group of people. People of color, religious minorities, and other marginalized groups already live in a United States and a Canada that have structural and institutional racism, sexism, antisemitism, ableism, homophobia, and transphobia embedded into their history and function. These people deal with microaggressions nearly every day of their lives, through words, actions, and assumptions that remind them on a constant basis that they are not the default, they are not the mainstream, they are not “real citizens.” And that is hard enough. That is enough for them to bear and enough for us to keep trying to recognize, to address, and to fight. That is already a series of walls and fences that keeps us from truly reaching the American ideal of e pluribus unum.

You’re not a diverse group of people; you’re all idiots. Good luck in life dealing with all those microaggressions.

This is just like Trump — the media assumption was that he was a white supremacist and he was made to keep denying it, over and over, in press conferences and debates — debates with Joe “poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids” Biden.

We’re going to post this with the photo of Biden making the “white power symbol” — we don’t remember people calling that a microaggression.

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