Author Topic: Steve King Clarifies ‘White Supremacist’ and ‘White Nationalist’ Defense as Fellow Republicans Accus  (Read 217 times)

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Offline ABX

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Is this guy really this stupid or is he on drugs?

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Iowa Congressman Steve King is once again seeking to distance himself from his own words as fellow Republicans in Congress accuse of him of making more racist comments.
The latest controversy from the 4th District Republican from interview King conducted last week that appeared in an article published on Thursday in the New York Times.  In the article King is quoted defending the terms 'white nationalism' and 'white supremacy':
“White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” Mr. King said. “Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?”....

https://whotv.com/2019/01/10/steve-king-clarifies-white-supremacist-and-white-nationalist-defense-as-fellow-republicans-accuse-him-of-racism-again/



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Is this guy really this stupid or is he on drugs?
Or maybe he doesn't care what other people think. Unless Iowa redistricts his seat out of existence, there's no sign his constituents are going to turn their back on him (the left tried like heck to take his seat this past cycle and failed). So, what incentive does he have to back down?

Certain people would rather stand tall on a dumb idea than back down and be seen as weak.

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