The violence exploding across America reveals a previously invisible divide

George Floyd’s death has allowed the media, Black Lives Matter, and other leftists to trumpet their favorite issue -- racism. The American left, true to its Democrat heritage, is as obsessed with race as it was during all the years of slavery and Jim Crow. Leftists continue to use racial politics as a way to control minorities (witness Joe Biden’s inadvertent Democrat-party honesty when he said, “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black”) and as a way to attack President Trump. That Trump was a darling of the black establishment in the 1990s and that, before the current virus madness, his policies were spectacularly good for minorities is irrelevant. Race is a cudgel and they’re going to beat him with it. However, the focus on “systemic racism” hides a couple of things that are even deeper fissures in American society. Tucker Carlson points both out in a powerful monologue....(Read Full Post)
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