GOP has gone from fending off accusations of racism to trying to run discussion and dictate terms

GOP has gone from fending off accusations of racism to trying to run discussion and dictate terms

[Ed. – The Left’s obsession with race and with hurling the increasingly meaningless charges of ‘racism’ takes many forms.]

For years, people have told me to stop talking about race and ethnicity. That sort of dialogue, they warn, only divides Americans.

Little did I know the real reason they wanted me to pipe down was so I could hear them drone on about that very same topic — on their terms.

Gaslighted by immigration and “the Squad,” folks on Fox News and right-wing radio are once again obsessed with race talk. Some of the loudest voices — Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Mark Levin etc. — are content to talk only to people who look like them. If you feel disempowered because, instead of 100% of the pie, you now have to make do with 99%, you have one heck of a support group in conservative media.

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Yet, some readers still urge me to back off racial issues.

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