Overtly racist politicians have been profitable previously. George Wallace, who brazenly endorsed segregation, obtained almost 10 million votes as a 3rd get together candidate within the 1968 presidential election.
Strom Thurmond, who filibustered towards the Civil Rights Act for over 24 hours, served as a senator for 48 years.
Nonetheless, it’s placing to see a politician so prepared to be brazenly hateful as Marjorie Taylor Greene is. The Georgia congresswoman aims much of her hatred at Jews.
Throughout an interview with MSNBC on Tuesday, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz in contrast Taylor Greene to forme KKK chief David Duke.
“When you’ve gotten somebody like Marjorie Taylor Greene who really promoted violence towards fellow members when she preferred and promoted statements about placing a bullet in Nancy Pelosi,” said the Florida congresswoman. “When she really stalked an adolescent from my group who was the sufferer of the Parkland mass taking pictures. When she continues to advertise harmful rebellion infused statements that assist result in the riot and assault on the capitol, you then forfeit your proper to make coverage in a collegial physique.”
“Marjorie Taylor Greene is the David Duke of this present day. How do they not see that she is equally if no more toxic to america of America and our lifestyle and our beliefs? It is a lady who promotes violence. She doesn’t simply make offensive statements and when you’ve gotten somebody who endangers the lives of others in our physique, you need to be sure you render her powerless.”
Todd Neikirk is a New Jersey primarily based politics and know-how author. His work has been featured in psfk.com, foxsports.com and hillreporter.com. He enjoys sports activities, politics, comedian books and spending time on the shore together with his household.