THE NEW FACE OF POLITICS
— Allegory by Bass Manski —
[Preface: This story has absolutely nothing to do with race. The fact that pieces on a chess board are either black or white is purely incidental. The fact that I even have to point this out is a sad comment on the political brainwashing of our society.]
Two faceless people are playing chess. The black side of the board is trying to protect its kingdom, as the white kingdom advances from the opposite side of the board in an attempt to overthrow the black kingdom.
But in this unusual game, the black army is a nation, not a kingdom. The white pieces advance, and the black pieces defend, and soon black and white pieces are intermixed throughout the board.
The referee calls time-out, and announces that the player defending the black nation will now leave the game, and will be replaced in a few minutes by a new player who has been waiting blind-folded in a sound-proof room unknowing of what has happened up to this point.
Next, the referee replaces all of the white pieces with corresponding black pieces of equal rank. For example, the two white knights are replaced with two black knights resulting in a total of four black knights on the board. However, the newly “blackened” knights remain loyal to the white kingdom, and only the white invader knows which are which.
The new replacement player takes his seat at the game and is informed that all of the players are now black, but he is unable to tell which ones are his and which ones are infiltrators.
The referee hits the timer-clock, and it is the black nation’s move.