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Media Political Correctness

David Duke Endorsed This DEMOCRAT, but the Media Didn’t Care!

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

In 2012 a racist, dictator-loving, anti-Semitic, African-American NYC Councilman named Charles Barron ran for the Democratic Party nomination in New York’s 8th Congressional District. While some NYC Democrats such as Ed Koch and Jerrold Nadler condemned Barron and his Bigotry. But outside of NYC Democrats stayed neutral and refused to condemn the racist Charles Barron, even though was supported by white supremacist and anti-semitic David Duke.

The 2012 primary race pitted  NY State Assemblyman Hakim Jeffries the pick of the Democratic Party establishment against New York City Councilman and former member of the Black Panther Party Charles Barron who happens to hate Caucasians, Jews, and Israel, but has an affinity for despots and tyrants. Here are some fun examples of Barron’s rhetoric.

On Whites:

  • At a 2002 rally in support of reparations for slavery, he said: “I want to go up to the closest white person and say, ‘You can’t understand this, it’s a black thing’ and then slap him, just for my mental health”
  • After his election to city council in January 2002, Barron called for the removal of all City Hall paintings of white men and replace then with black leaders “We’re bringing the ’hood to the Hall!” Barron said at the time. He then called Thomas Jefferson, whose statue stands in the City Council Chamber, a…
Read the rest of the story at Jeff Dunetz’s blog The Lid

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About the author

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff Dunetz

Jeff is a Journalist, Blogger and one of the rare Jewish conservatives in a sea of north east liberal Jews (Thanksgiving dinner is a real pip). Jeff was honored with the 2014 Not For Profit Blogger of the Year award by the National Blogger's Club, is editor/publisher of The Lid (Lidblog.com), contributing reporter at MRCTV.org and Political Columnist for the newspaper, The Jewish Star.

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