MISSISSIPI AND RACISM

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY NOVEMBER 29, 2018

         THE 2018 ELECTION SEASON IS FINALLY OVER. CINDY-HYDE SMITH WON THE MIISSISSIPPI RUNOFF AGAINST LIBERAL MIKE ESPY, THE FORMER CLINTON ADMINISTRATION AGRICULTURE SECRETARY.

         THE RACE WAS TURNED INTO A CONTEST ABOUT RACE, AS DEMOCRATS USUALLY DO WHEN THERE IS AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN CANDIDATE. HYDE-SMITH MADE A STUPID REMARK ABOUT ATTENDING A PUBLIC HANGING. SHE SAID IT WAS A JOKE, BUT SUCH THINGS ARE NOT FUNNY IN MISSISSIPPI, GIVEN THE STATE’S PAST.

         WHAT I AND MANY OTHER CONSERVATIVES DISLIKE IS HOW THE LEFT MAKES EVERYTHING ABOUT RACE AND YET THEY NEVER BOTHER TO ASK WHAT LIBERAL BLACK POLITICIANS HAVE DONE FOR THEIR OWN PEOPLE. PRESIDENT OBAMA HAD A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PLAY THE ROLE OF A MODERN MOSES, LEADING POOR BLACK KIDS OUT OF THEIR FAILING PUBLIC SCHOOLS, BUT HE DIDN’T. THERE IS LITTLE FOCUS ON SUCCESSFUL AFRICAN-AMERCIANS AND HOW THEY BECAME INDEPENDENT OF GOVERNMENT. THAT’S BECAUSE THE LEFT DOESN’T WANT THEM INDEPENDENT OF GOVERNMENT. INSTEAD, THEY WANT THEIR VOTES. ISN’T THAT THE REAL DEFINITION OF RACISM? I’M CAL THOMAS.