Skip to comments.Jason Chaffetz: Steve King must face real consequences for his white supremacy remarks
Posted on 01/14/2019 11:28:08 AM PST by Blue House Sue
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King’s apology/statement, in its entirety:
Today, the New York Times is suggesting that I am an advocate for white nationalism and white supremacy. I want to make one thing abundantly clear; I reject those labels and the evil ideology that they define. Further, I condemn anyone that supports this evil and bigoted ideology which saw in its ultimate expression the systematic murder of 6 million innocent Jewish lives.
Its true that like the Founding Fathers I am an advocate for Western Civilizations values, and that I profoundly believe that America is the greatest tangible expression of these ideals the World has ever seen. Under any fair political definition, I am simply a Nationalist. Americas values are expressed in our founding documents, they are attainable by everyone and we take pride that people of all races, religions, and creeds from around the globe aspire to achieve them. I am dedicated to keeping America this way.
This conviction does not make me a white nationalist or a white supremacist. Once again, I reject those labels and the ideology that they define. As I told the New York Times, its not about race; its never been about race. One of my most strongly held beliefs is that we are all created in Gods image and that human life is sacred in all its forms.
So, the catamites condemn a man for his words, yet refuse to accept his words in clarification/apology.
Virtue signalling rodentia rectums all.
I’m frankly disappointed in Tim Scott. While keenly aware of the terrific pressure black conservatives are under, this should be our time to shine, not shrink!
I honestly think he misspoke and even if he didnt I hold it as no worse than the numerous racist statements said, without consequences, by members of the congressional black caucus.
I agree with your statement. But why is it a crime against humanity to be a white supremicist? Which he clearly is not. So someone should be imprisoned or lose their job because they think people of their melanin content are better than people with a different melanin content? So the F what? I would be more inclined to agree if such a standard applied to all melanin contents. But not only is it applied to only one melanin content, but people of a lower melanin content are active shamed and taught to despise their heritage. These people will not be happy until continents once again burn
Those (on both sides) condemning Rep. King as “racist” and “white supremacist” must have missed the part where he said that he welcomes people of all races who culturally assimilate. The fact that many fail to do so isn’t King’s fault.
I damn double standards to hell
Yep, I have learned here that MLK was a gun totin’ conservative Republican, and that the Constitution works no matter what the population looks like. I don’t think those days are quite over, but I’m ever hopeful.
Rep. King is chastised for remarks that seemingly support the concept of white supremacy. Whether he was supporting that concept or asking for a discussion on the use of this politically incorrect term is not so clear. In any event, the virtue signalers in both the Republican and Democratic parties felt the need for a public rebuke. If his speech was offensive, was it more, or less, offensive than Rep. Talib calling the President a motherf...er, and standing by that comment when confronted about her language choice? Apparently, referring to the President by such an expletive is okay, but daring to use the words white supremacy is the hallmark of a racist. According to Pelosi, Talib simply was exercising her First Amendment right to speak out. Other than a weak statement by Senator Manchin none of the Democrats and very few Republicans bothered to call her out. Why am I not surprised?
Faux New again doing their impression of PMSNBC
Chaffetz is an a$$hole.
Wish I knew why this rising star had to get out of Congress so abruptly.
Steve King has the right of free speech, right or wrong, to say whatever he thinks! I will not criticize him as long as the jokes like O-Cortez and that broad who called the president a Motherf-—er remain in Congress! IT IS PAST TIME To STAND BEHIND THE CONSTITUTION NO MATTER WHO IS OFFENDED. I am OFFENDED every day that I have to listen to Pelosi and Schumer, among a long list of others.
He was talking about words. How psycho are they? Oops the question answers itself.
Just goes to show how the very wellspring of Western Civilization has been corroded.
It is safe for a democrat fool to call the president of the United States a m——f—— without one protest from Republicans.
But Republicans getting anywhere close to forbidden thoughts is immediately threatened with sanctions.
And what became of Tim Scott’s immediate preference to praying for and forgiveness of his democrat instigators, according to Trey Gowdy?
Any 'racist Republican' will do.
Dear Jason Chaffetz,
If you have a problem with White People? Take it up with God!
I’m white and I love being white. There’s not a privilege or birthright advantage to anyone in this world for any skin color.
There are no guarantees about anything in this world, - other than death.
Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will only hurt thin skinned limp wristed cuckholds.
I have no issues with “white nationalism” (why can hispanic, asian, etc countries be proud of their nationalism but not whites?), but white supremacy? Ugh.
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