With Politicians Like Sen. Cotton And Documents Like The Declaration, Who Needs White Supremacists?

31.07.2020 5:19


Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling When U.S. Republican Senator Tom Cotton described slavery as “a necessary evil” and cited Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence, critics wondered: “With politicians like Sen. Cotton and documents like the Declaration, who needs white supremacists?” Consequently, it was another example of a bad faith political actor who lacked the tools for historical analysis, and the racism which is still dominant in American institutions and its founding documents. Others are realizing the Founding Fathers were never driven by enlightened ideas and sincere historical enquiry or moral imperatives, but more by political opportunism, economic...

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