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Why does past precedent suggest future trolling from Byron Donalds?
Disingenuous right-wingers are calling people racist for calling out the fact that the Herschel Strategy is being laundered through Byron Donalds' surprise nomination for Speaker of the House.
U.S. Congressman Byron Donalds speaking with attendees at the 2022 AmericaFest at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. Wikimedia Commons.
The disappointment coming from Black Americans about Byron Donalds’ surprise run for Speaker of the House is due to this effort emitting the funk of self-aggrandizement. He gains unduly attention for himself while tarnishing the work of our American ancestors who toiled and bled to reveal explicitly and implicitly racist agendas.
Some agendas used Black Americans as tools.
Democrats are a part of this history but have made documented, heuristic, and evident gains in regard to making the party look like America. That is an undisputed fact. This can not be said of the Republican Party and one could argue they are the antithesis.
The modern GOP’s reliance on tribalism built a Trump presidency where he campaigned on saying President Barack Obama, the first president of color, was un-American.
This is not new from Byron. Let us not forget this photo op despite assault weapons being utilized in racially motivated killings (Byron is all the way to the left):
Or his antipathy for the Congressional Black Caucus for not accepting his defense of Trump’s comments:
In conclusion, if you are a conservative calling other Americans racist for factually criticizing Donalds then your grasp of African American history is poor and I hope that’s not intentional (but I’m not that naive to think it isn’t).
Tom Cotton insults the work of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson during her nominating hearing:
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