Skip to main content

View Diary: Paula Deen, Bigot of the Day! (20 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  Racism is taught (0+ / 0-)

    The election of Barack Obama to America’s highest office — while stirring political activism in a new multiracial generation — it has also galvanized those of the opposite ilk. Not only has the xenophobic and often racist Tea Party come to the fore, but Obama’s ascendance has also brought Neo-Nazis, Klansmen, and seemingly every wing of the white-nationalist movement in from the fringes.
    Their rhetoric reads as such: If a Black man can get elected why not a white supremacist? It’s a question being asked by a growing list of white-power candidates from around the country. This new crop of bigots—some blatant, others more nuanced—characterize America’s collection of racist politicians.
    We scanned the spectrum to offers a short list of legislators and officials whose bigoted comments and/or allegiance to racist organizations shed light the current state of political bigotry.
    1. Former Louisiana State Rep. David Duke
    2. Arkansas State Rep. Loy Mauch
    3. Mississippi State Rep. John Moore
    4. Minnesota State Rep. Michele Bachmann
    5. Texas Governor Rick Perry
    Read all about it here:

    A search for truth will find injustice!

    by thinkingblue on Sun Jun 23, 2013 at 06:33:36 AM PDT

    [ Parent ]

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site