Giving 'black power' salutes in the mirror in his private bathroom at DOJ, I venture... VDARE.com: Blog Articles » Racial Profiling in New York State: 200 Workers Fired, Due to the Color of Their Skin; Where is AG Eric Holder, When You Need Him? During the first five months of this year, with the Senate under the control of its first African-American majority leader, Smith, top Democrats bemoaned the lack of minority Senate staffers. But instead of trying to recruit new hires, they fired nearly 200 almost exclusively white workers and replaced them with a large number of minority employees, many of whom were seen by their fellow workers to be unskilled at their new jobs. The move produced severe racial tensions, made worse by the fact that, as a high-level Democratic staffer confided, “We’ve been told to only hire minorities.” Where's the outcry? Where's the big media? Where's anyone?