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White Liberals Tell Black Lies about Civil Rights

Mag14 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 2:48 AM
I must take issue with the phrase, '...the proud racist defiance the GOP welcomed.' You haven't backed that up. Look, there are certainly some racists in the GOP. And it may be that some racists vote Republican out of a sense that Democrats represent black people over white (not my belief btw). That doesn't support your claim of a flip. Republicans didn't create and fight for civil rights because they liked black people. They did it because it was morally right. Democrats who create and fight for set-asides and quotas likewise don't do it because they like black people. They do it for political expediency. Removing barriers remains morally right. Awarding special privileges remains morally wrong.

Liberals ignored my book Mugged: Racial Demagoguery from the Seventies to Obama throughout the fall. Now that I'm safely home from my book tour, they feel free to jabber on about their make-believe history of the civil rights movement with abandon.

In the hackiest of all hacky articles, Sam Tanenhaus, the man responsible for ruining The New York Times Book Review, has written a cover story in The New Republic, titled: "Original Sin: Why the GOP is and will continue to be the party of white people."

MSNBC has been howling this cliche for a decade --...