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Chris Matthews Calls GOP Primary Voters the "Grand Wizard Crowd"

JustWondering Wrote: Apr 26, 2012 8:48 AM
Yes. And in the 1860s the Republicans strove to abolish slavery. Probably why the south went Democrat. But political parties evolve and the roles switched 100 years later. The KKK went through about 3 resurgent stages. When first started, then in the 1920s, and finally in the 1960s when Democrats strove to abolish segregation.

Ah, the ‘new tone’ we’ve all been waiting for…

This isn’t the first time the elite media has tried to associate the Republican Party with the Ku Klux Klan. (Remember when ‘Meet the Press’ host David Gregory made similar comments about the GOP base last fall, for which he later apologized?) In any case, Chris Matthews’ comments yesterday were deeply offensive. And last I checked, while he did walk back his remarks (I reviewed the full transcript), he has yet to publicly apologize for...