Joe Conason contemplates the Republican Party’s incoming House whip, Steve Scalise, fellow traveler of white supremacists.
The unsavory story of Rep. Steve Scalise, Louisiana Republican and House majority whip, should serve as a clear warning to the leaders of the Republican Party. They need to ask why their message attracts some of the most despicable elements in American society — and why they can’t effectively reject those extremists.
Follow the link for Conason’s thoughts on the matter.
My thoughts are quite simple. Richard Nixon set out to capture the bigot vote with his odious Southern Strategy. The bigot vote now has captured the Republican Party.
Via Progressive Populist.