[Marxism] My challenge to Louis & Jeffery

Jeffrey Masko j.alan.masko at gmail.com
Sat Sep 3 09:22:24 MDT 2016


Take your pick. Many of them from his book, *A History of the American
People* (1901).


Not as many quotes, but tackles the "quote that never was" as well.


On Fri, Sep 2, 2016 at 9:55 PM, Clay Claiborne via Marxism <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

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> Both Louis and Jeffrey have raised examples of presidential politicians who
> they think as racist as Trump.
> Louis went back 50 years and named Goldwater because the Klan endorsed him
> - although he strongly rejected their endorsement,
> Jeffrey went back 100 years and named Wilson because he showed Birth of a
> Nation in the WH, although he later said he regret it had been made.
> Here are a few choice examples of racist statement from Donald Trump:
> “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending the best. They’re not
> sending you, they’re sending people that have lots of problems and they’re
> bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bring
> crime. They’re rapists… And some, I assume, are good people.”
> “Our great African-American President hasn’t exactly had a positive impact
> on the thugs who are so happily and openly destroying Baltimore.”
> “‘Laziness is a trait in blacks. It really is, I believe that.”
> “A well-educated black has a tremendous advantage over a well-educated
> white in terms of the job market.”
> “Who the f knows? I mean, really, who knows how much the Japs will pay for
> Manhattan property these days?”
> My challenge to Louis and Jeffrey is to provide comparable statements from
> Wilson and Goldwater or Clinton for that matter.
> And before you respond that these words don't matter, its a question of
> policy, remember that you are speaking for yourself and not the millions of
> non-whites these statements are directed at.
> You need to explain to them why they shouldn't care if Trump or Clinton is
> the next president. Never mind convincing me, you're right you won't.
> But I hope you are giving some serious thought to how you can win the
> non-white masses to your position. Those are the arguments you need to make
> here and if you think your comparisons to Goldwater and Wilson will ease
> their fears and cause them to see the correctness of the white progressives
> that are telling them not to mind if Trump is our next president and vote
> for Stein, you are wrong.
> So let's see those quotes from Wilson & Goldwater.  That shouldn't be so
> hard, after all 50, 100 year ago the GOP leadership welcomed klan support
> even if Goldwater didn't.
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J.A. Masko
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Penn State University
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