2. “I admit that the Negro, and especially the plantation Negro, the tiller of the soil, has made little progress from barbarism to civilization, and that he is in a deplorable condition since his emancipation. That he is worse off, in many respects, than when he was a slave, I am compelled to admit, but I contend that the fault is not his, but that of his heartless accusers.” -“Muh structural racism”, the 19th century version. Notice how all the conditions Douglass wanted for Black advancement are today fully existent, including “that the Democratic party is a better friend to him than the Republican party”. And yet, during the same decade, the Chinese Exclusion Act was passed because equally poor Chinese were seen as working too hard. The idea of “structural racism” has no explanatory power for explaining the inferior average condition of Black Americans -never had any, never does have any, and never will have any.
4. HRC jumps the shark. Defending such a shaved ape as Leslie Jones is a disgusting act, and cannot be countenanced by any respectable American.