At Chron.com, Dan Carson reports that Texas Lt. Gov. Patrick appears to have embraced the “great replacement” theory promoted by white supremacists. A snippet; follow the link for the rest.
Patrick’s remarks sound strikingly like “Great Replacement” theory talking points — an old line of rhetoric used by white supremacist groups around the world to whip up fear using the specter of encroaching minority hordes. It warns of a future where white nations are overrun by black and brown immigrants, emphasizing cultural purity and the “securing” of the white race. And it’s had a disturbing renaissance of among conservative pundits in the Trump and post-Trump age.
They’re not even trying dress the racism up in Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes any more.