It’s hard getting old. Bernie Sanders is getting old and he’s not thinking straight. It doesn’t help that his political philosophy is out of whack.
His latest scheme to get votes is demanding that white America apologize for slavery. I’m pretty sure that the deaths of 600,000 dead American citizens who died to “free the slaves” is quite an apology.
Not to mention the Voting Rights Act, the Civil Rights Act, Affirmative Action, the expanding welfare system, the War on Poverty, naming streets after Martin Luther King, Jr., establishing the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday, Black History Month, and so much more.
Slavery was evil from the get go. It was a tragic rejection of all that is holy and good. The Bible condemns “manstealing” – a form of kidnapping – and punished it with death (Ex. 21:16). America paid a heavy price for the practice of slavery.
Let’s get a few things straight…
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