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Political Correctness Politics

SPLC Says ‘Drain the Swamp’ is…Wait for it…RACIST

Jeff Dunetz
Written by Jeff Dunetz

Okay we know that the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is generally over-the-line liberal loony-toons but this seems extreme even for them. Ryan Lenz, who is an editor at the insane asylum masquerading as an anti-right wing hate group, was on CNN this morning and claimed that Trump’s phrase ‘drain the swamp’ was racist.  Really!

“Drain the swamp was a meme, a Twitter hashtag that grew, exploded, really, after Donald Trump came forward with allegations it was a rigged election. It was spread specifically — or among the people that were spreading the drain the swamp hashtag were avowed racists, white supremacists who exist on Twitter to harass and demean various ethnic groups.”

Since I used the term I guess I am a racist.

What’s really sad is that the SPLC started as a civil rights organization with good intentions, fighting racists such as the KKK. However in recent years it has gone crazy, leveling accusations of racism unjustly, branding as “bigoted” many groups and individuals whose only crime lies in their refusal to embrace the SPLC’s left-wing agenda…

Read the rest of the story and watch the VIDEO 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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