Democrats from President Obama on down just can’t give up toxic identity politics when trying to get elected, pass legislation, or even when dedicating a memorial to the nations’ preeminent civil rights leader.
But then again, Martin Luther King Jr. never left the Grand Old Party of Lincoln.
Can anyone remember the last public policy proposal by a Democrat that argued the merits of the proposal rather than irrelevant and untrue demonization of their opponents? I suspect it was President John F. Kennedy’s supply side tax rate cuts.
Oppose Democrat-sponsored legislation? You are racist.
Since then, we have been told that Republicans:
Now comes the Administration of the first African-American chief executive:
First, President Barack Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder perverts justice, and the name of the DOJ he heads, in refusing to enforce the color-blind Civil Rights Act, that Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis et al risked life and limb to enact (with a greater percentage of Republican than Democrat votes, I might add), against billy club wielding “New Black Panthers” intimidating white voters outside Philadelphia polling places on Election Day 2010.
Next, the nation’s News Commentator-in-Chief called white Cambridge, Massachusetts cops “stupid” before inviting them to a White House “Beer Summit” after it was learned Gates-gate showed his good Harvard professor friend sought to play the Democratic Party’s favorite “race card” against law enforcement diligent in protecting a black man’s private property.