It’s not hypocrisy. It’s prejudice.

The essence of prejudice is the unequal measurement of the qualities, achievements and failings of two groups of people. Prejudiced people use a trick scale — one that always tilts in their favor. It always measures the failings of themselves and the group of people they belong to as slight, the successes of their group of people as tremendously weighty and the character of their group of people as perfectly balanced. Conversely, this same scale weighs the achievements of those outside their group as feather light, the character of those outside their group as immeasurably unbalanced and the…