Ignorance is defined as the lack of knowledge of something or someone. Although the politically sensitive police discourage the use of the word ignorant in public forums, there are times when the watered down version, uninformed, is just not accurate enough. You make the call.
The bottom line is that liberal Democrats like Mr. Sugg can not deal with facts or solutions to issues, nor can they deal with honest and informed debate. So they resort to name calling. When that tactic does not work to further their cause, they resort to a disjointed and unrelated emotional tirade.
To paraphrase an old saying, "sticks and stones may break my bones, but don't mess with my money." Liberal Democrats have stolen money from taxpayers for decades with dysfunctional social programs, and they continue to steal black votes with factual deception and attempted verbal intimidation.
During the early half of the 1900s, Democrats discouraged black people from voting for Republicans with physical intimidation, including lynches by the Ku Klux Klan, a Democrat-inspired organization. Today, instead of a rope and a tree, Democrats try to deny black people from voting or running for office as Republicans using a keyboard and racially inspired media moments.
Name calling and emotional tirades will not help racial relations in this country. Poisonous partisan politics will not help solve the big issues we face. Many of those in elected office are in denial that the biggest problems even exist. Worse, perpetuating a divided nation under the guise of political differences of opinion will not help our fight against our biggest national security threat, Islamic fascism.
All persons in all aspects of media have a responsibility to inform and inspire people to make better decisions and better choices. When we make better choices we have better lives and a better nation.
Slips, slants and slurs may endure for a while, but I believe there is a great awakening underway. Ignorance is not bliss forever.
Herman Cain is the National Chairman of the Media Research Center’s Business & Media Institute. He is the former president and CEO of Godfather’s Pizza, Inc., and currently is CEO and president of T.H.E. New Voice, Inc., a business and leadership consulting company.
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