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Republican Racism

Actually, Racism Is Behind the Shutdown

Walker Bragman | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

Only someone looking at the current state of politics through blinders could write the article Stevens wrote. Not since Abraham Lincoln has a president been met with such a wall of opposition like the one the Republicans have erected.

Correcting Rand Paul on the GOP's Troubling Civil Rights Record

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.19.2013 | College
Walker Bragman

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) recently spoke to students at Howard University in an effort to reach minority voters. During the interview Mr. Paul revealed a...

Lee Atwater and the GOP's Race Problem

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

In too many ways, the GOP of 2012 could not plausibly deny that which has become too plain to ignore -- that it is the part of antipathy to difference and social change.

Republican Racism and the Columnists Who Are in Denial

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

The Republican Party has all but abandoned people of color in this country, save when it orchestrates a façade of racial diversity as it did on occasion in Tampa. But the real numbers tell the tale that Mark Steyn and others would rather dismiss.

'Get Them Out!' -- Why Did We See Racism at the RNC?

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics
David J. Dunn, PhD

What does it say about the GOP that a group of white males would be so open about their racism in front of a Hispanic Republican and the rest of TV-watching America? I do not know the answer, but it is a fair question.

Tea Partiers Battle Racism Claims -- Far Too Late

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonce Gaiter

Denying the long-standing link between white tribalism and conservatism may be "politically correct" within the DC bubble where press and politicians mingle, but denial is the opposite of truth.

Ryan Grim

GOP Base Driven By Bizarre Ideology, Not Racism, Report Finds

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Stan Greenberg and fellow Democratic researchers launched a study of the conservative Republican world's reaction to President Obama, he figured ...

The Vast Right Wing Returns

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The Vast Right Wing's resistance to change that has fueled hatred of past Democratic Presidents has been turbo-charged by the nitroglycerin of American politics -- race.

The Sotomayor Hearings - Branding the Neo-Confederates

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

If you read the liberal blogosphere, you know about Senator Sessions's history of dubious racial statements. If you're following on most of the mainstream media, you don't.