Thursday, February 14, 2019

WI GOP legislators spruce up their white privilege identity

If you thought the days of Wisconsin's right-wing GOP reflex to insensitive insularity had ended when the dog-whistling Scott Walker was dismissed, you need to note that Republicans' dog-whistles have gotten even louder:
Wisconsin Republicans reject second effort to include Colin Kaepernick in Black History Month resolution
Wisconsin lawmakers spent Tuesday and Wednesday embroiled in a debate over how to commemorate Black History Month — specifically, whether to include former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on a list of African-Americans being honored by the Legislature...  
There are no black Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature. 


joerossm said...

On the Wikipedia page for "List of African-American Republicans (past and present)," I searched on "Wisconsin." There were zero hits.

Anonymous said...

Jim Steineke?

joerossm said...

I was going to say David Clarke, but he was a Democrat ;-)