Over the past decade especially, virtually every specter of American life has been criticized for not including enough black Americans.
The Academy Awards were criticized for not have any black winners, so the next year it went overboard with mostly black winners.
Businesses are criticized for not having enough black employees or executives.
The same has been true in politics as some past presidents, mostly Republicans were criticized for not having enough black Cabinet members and staff.
Now, a Republican congressman is being called a racist because one of his invited guests to the congressional testimony of Michael Cohen, was a black woman.
Fox News – Democratic freshman lawmaker Tlaib raises specter of racism during Cohen testimony – Accusations of racism swirled Wednesday during Michael Cohen’s congressional testimony, after a Democratic House freshman, Rashida Tlaib, appeared to accuse fellow lawmaker Mark Meadows of being racist.
Tlaib, D- Mich., was addressing the chamber when she turned her remarks to a Trump employee who’d been invited to the hearing by Meadows, R-N.C.
“Just because someone has a person of color, a black person working for them, does not mean they aren’t racist and it is insensitive that some would even say, the fact that someone would actually use a prop, a black woman in this chamber, in this committee, is alone racist in itself.”
An emotional Meadows fired back, saying Lynne Patton, a Trump aide and official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, wanted to be present in support of President Trump. He asked that Tlaib’s remarks be stricken from the record…
The only thing that Tlaib succeeded in doing was to demonstrate her own racial hatred and intolerance.
What’s worse is that House Oversight Committee Elijah Cummings (D-MD), a black American, allowed Tlaib to disrupt the Cohen testimony with her racist rant and accusations directed at Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) a white American.
At one time, there was a standard of conduct in Congress, but of late, Democrats have abandoned all manners, conduct and decorum.
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