posted on Dec, 14 2002 @ 01:51 PM
The Angry White Men have spoken! I watched the speech.
He should stand down, it's far from an isolated incident: He and Bob Barr where chastized for speaking at Council of Conservative Citizens meetings.
The CCC is formerly the White Citizens Council, the white collar Klan as they were loosely known.
He wrote briefs and petitions on behalf of Bob Jones University so they wouldn't lose their tax exempt status. BJU does not allow interacial
He made the same exact speech 20 years ago. He has said repeatedly that he admires the most and finds himself the closest, politically, to Jefferson
He fought intergration of his fraternity at Ole Miss.
The sole paltform issue of Strom Thurmond's 1948 campaign was to keep segregation.
Republicans and Democrats play the race card: Dems to blacks, Repubs to whites.
He's a rotten Senator, nothing but a partisan whore at his best, and bad for the country. I'd much rather see someone everybody could respect like
Richard Shelby or Arlene Spectrer.
That folks like Lott & Bryd are still in our 21st century USC, is a shame to us all. Let the guy keep his gig, the people of his state voted him in,
that's their issue to handle as they see fit, but he shouldn't be Senate Leader ( and I thought that before he slipped and let his rascist colors