- The Washington Times - Thursday, October 24, 2019

How long are we going to let ourselves be pushed around by racist liberals who dare to call the rest of us racists?

How long are we going to put up with hatemongers hurling “racist” at President Trump and anyone else who doesn’t line up with the political preachings of the Hillary-Sanders-Warren-AOC-Omar-Tlaib-Beto-Klobuchar-Buttigieg-Biden mob?

Biden? Et tu, Joe?

Yes, that liberal-press-labeled gentle sweetheart of a former vice president says institutional racism in the U.S. is “overwhelmingly a white man’s problem visited on people of color.”

We who have actually fought in the trenches (metaphorically speaking) against discrimination against people of African heritage are sick of these scum tactics.



I’m talking about the hate-mongering by, yes, people of African as well as of Western European, Asian and Middle Eastern descent.

“I don’t know how many times we have to say that the president is racist and unfit to serve,” tweeted House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson, a Mississippi Democrat of African descent.

Rep. Bobby Rush, an Illinois Democrat who founded a chapter of the Black Panthers in the 1960s, insultingly addressed Mr. Trump with this tweet:

“What the hell is wrong with you? Do you know how many people who look like me have been lynched, since the inception of this country, by people who look like you[?]”

Mr. Rush can get away with such racist insolence and not be tagged as the racist that he is because he’s not a Republican or a conservative.

But the Democrats in Congress and in the press would lynch any other American of any racial persuasion if he or she asked aloud: “How dare a member of the U.S. Congress address a president of the United States that way?”

Is the word “lynching” a racially laden word?

No.

Not anywhere.

Especially not in the United States, where our pioneers used it as an unjustifiable law-enforcement tactic before the rule of law reached the lawless West and brought elected or appointed law enforcers and magistrates.

The gentlemen unceremoniously strung from a tree were horse and cattle thieves and bank robbers mainly of the Caucasian persuasion and Western European heritage.

Every Democrat of European, African and Asian descent in the U.S. House and Senate has used a form of the word “lynch” as a figure of speech.

Using it is like saying, “Buttigieg absolutely destroyed Beto in the fourth debate.”

Have Democrats turned the word “racist” and now “lynching” into cudgels to crack the skulls of everyone from The Donald to local Republican politicians and for that matter anyone else to the right of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer?

Yes.

Then why did Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell join the Democrats’ lynch mob?

Why did Mr. McConnell say it “was an unfortunate choice of words” for Mr. Trump to call the impeachment investigation a lynching.

Because Mr. McConnell is and has always been nothing if not politically correct.

Because his expertise in the philosophy and policies of conservatism is most often rhetorical (and even then infrequent).

That and being up for reelection explain but do not justify Mr. McConnell’s saying: “Given the history in our country, I would not compare this to a lynching.”

But the Dems’ secret-testimony impeachment investigation is comparable to lynching in the same way Mr. McConnell and virtually every other human being has at one time or another whipped out a metaphor or hyperbole to sharpen a point.

The racist bull began long before Mr. Trump said “lynching.” It started when he had the temerity to announce for the GOP nomination.

The racist bullying by Dems of all racial inclinations was over the top then and now is over whatever that top was.

Here is Mr. Schumer’s dipping into his rhetorical cesspool for something to throw at the president.

Mr. Schumer, a New York Democrat, has said that if we don’t throttle the Trumpster for telling some leftist congresswomen to go back where they came, we’re “fellow travelers on the president’s racist road” and “un-American” to boot.

When are we going to say aloud that we’ve had it with being bullied as racists by racists? When are we going to roar that we’re as mad as hell and are not going to take it anymore?

Now doesn’t seem too soon.

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