There’s more than a few of these articles out there but I’m getting really sick of them, here’s one:
It’s such a sack of crap. Wanting to not be racist is the reason Obama got elected. I hear this ‘elections have consequences’ claim on this stuff frequently as well. I haven’t quite gone through with making a facebook post because I generally don’t post politics on Facebook, but I’ve written posts without hitting send in response to this crap that if elections have consequences, it would do well for the people saying this to remember that a Republican majority has been elected in the House and Senate. So aside from the voting populace not wanting to be racist, it seems pretty clear that on policy matters - ya know, the actual reason Obama’s agenda and SCOTUS nomination are opposed - the elections have said what Obama wants is not what the country wants.
Here’s a real list of racists:
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U.S. Senate: Roll Call Vote
Yeah, it’s the nays from a roll call where Miguel Estrada’s confirmation was denied cloture by the Senate minority.
Bernie isn’t on the list because he wasn’t in the Senate at the time, he was in the House of Representatives. Clinton sure as hell is though.
I remember it being nasty, but I didn’t realize until I looked it back up now that it was so nasty it led to Estrada’s wife having a miscarriage then subsequently dying from an alcohol and sleeping pills. After 28 months of the nomination process.
And since it turned up in my searches, here’s another racist group: The Leadership Council on Civil Rights.
Hell, I mean if just opposing someone’s agenda makes someone racist, shouldn’t opposing somebody that isn’t white be even more so?