For over a month the media joined their allies within the Democratic Get together in browbeating corporate America and the general public into believing that an “immoral” and “racist” Republican Get together has been waging a “holy conflict” to deliver again “Jim Crow” legal guidelines to “torture” black Individuals.
The newest efforts to label the GOP a bunch of bigoted vote-suppressors (one thing the lefty media has been doing for the last decade) occurred when Georgia Republicans handed an election regulation that even the liberal Washington Submit admitted was “less strict” than voting legal guidelines in deep blue states like Connecticut and Delaware.
The next is a compilation of the ugliest depictions of the Georgia regulation since its passage from lefty hosts, correspondents and pundits:
Republicans Would Deny Water to Jesus on the Cross
Host Pleasure Reid: “Do you assume that Joe Biden is able to….eliminate the filibuster?”…
MSNBC political analyst Michael Eric Dyson: “What he must do is fill these busters with some concern of the federal government. These are the type of people that would cross a regulation to maintain Jesus from be — getting a cup of water whereas he’s dying on the cross.”
Reid: “Yeah, that’s unhappy however true.”
— MSNBC’s The ReidOut, March 26.
GOP Needs to Finish Democracy, “Torture” Black Voters
“What Republicans are saying is that they’re going to make it torture so that you can vote in line by having fewer machines, beat-up machines at locations….locations the place black of us stay…make it inconceivable or torture so that you can vote in line. And so they’re going to make it inconceivable so that you can vote by mail. They’re going to lock off each approach which you can vote….That is the top of democracy in America. That is the start of the South Africa technique…..It’s Jim Crow America.”
— Host Pleasure Reid on MSNBC’s The ReidOut, March 25.
Republicans Waging “Holy Conflict” to Take America Backwards to Jim Crow
“Why do you [Republicans] deliver again probably the most odious legal guidelines suppressing the black vote, virtually by design, since Jim Crow? You desire a good exercise? Google ‘Jim Crow Legal guidelines’ in states the place they existed and examine them to the language, phrasing, and the intention of what’s offered in over 40 states proper now, some 250 plus payments. Have a look and be shocked on the similarity….That is turning into some sort of perverse holy conflict for you guys.”
— Host Chris Cuomo on CNN’s Cuomo Prime Time, March 15.
“We’ve got to cease these folks [Republicans] at each single flip as a result of they’ll take America again to the Thirties, ’40s, and ’20s, and be sure that no person who’s not a straight white male Christian is definitely in a position to vote and train their proper on this nation.”
— MSNBC contributor Jason Johnson on MSNBC’s Deadline: White Home, March 18.
“Immoral” and “Racist” GOP
Host Jonathan Capehart: “To my thoughts, it looks like the get together is foregone. It’s finished.”…
Former NBC Information, Washington Submit and present reporter for FiveThirtyEight.com Perry Bacon: “All of the Republicans are defending this Georgia regulation….from all wings of the get together primarily. The Republican Get together is fairly organized and truly has some insurance policies that are mainly, ‘how will we preserve the present racial and financial established order?’…They’ve an agenda….Make it tougher for Black Lives Matter folks to protest….weaken public colleges….Make it tougher for folks to vote in states throughout….One purpose why they’re persevering with on a course that’s in some methods immoral and a few methods racist is as a result of this course isn’t as unhealthy electorally as I assumed it could have been.”
— MSNBC’s The Sunday Present with Jonathan Capehart, April 11.
GOP Is “Dishonest” To Forestall “Browning of America”
“It’s [Republican Party] additionally a celebration that’s an anti-browning get together. This can be a get together that doesn’t just like the browning of America. This can be a get together that’s dishonest on the polls. This can be a get together that’s doing something, by any means obligatory, to proceed the attempt to win so there are a number of underhanded techniques.”
— CNN political analyst April Ryan on CNN Newsroom with Jim Acosta, April 11.
Georgia Election Legislation = “Very Shut Rhyme” to Jim Crow
“I did develop up beneath Jim Crow legal guidelines. And Jim Crow legal guidelines, keep in mind, by no means stated black folks couldn’t vote as a result of that may have been clearly unconstitutional and unlawful and out of bounds. What they had been, had been legal guidelines, on their face, utilized to everybody however had been designed and enforced to disclaim voting rights to African Individuals. And, you already know, if this not an entire and whole verbatim repeat of that, it’s actually a really shut rhyme.”
— Washington Submit Affiliate Editor Eugene Robinson on The eleventh Hour with Brian Williams, April 7.
Cease These Republican Cheaters!
“Principally what we’re seeing that occurred in Georgia, with the Republican laws, is that they’re corking the bat and placing resin on the ball. They’re dishonest. They had been those that created the present, current legal guidelines on the books.”
— Voto Latino President and NBC Information contributor Maria Teresa Kumar on NBC’s Meet the Press, April 4.
Georgia GOP Ought to “Embrace Wealthy Heritage” of Suppressing Black Voters
“Why doesn’t he [Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp] go all in and embrace the wealthy heritage, the laborious fought well-deserved custom in Georgia for voter suppression? That might be new and memorable.”
— Host Brian Williams on MSNBC’s The eleventh Hour, March 31.
“Jim Crow Is Making a Comeback”
“Jim Crow is making a comeback, the fictional black-faced character from minstrel reveals who got here to represent second class citizenship for thousands and thousands of Individuals. Jim Crow can be the identify used to explain unequal racial segregation guidelines that banned black folks from consuming at white-owned eating places, staying in white-owned motels, and absolutely collaborating within the election course of. Now, as a whole lot of recent proposals to reduce voter participation in elections make their approach via state legislatures, the parallels with the previous are inescapable.”
— Reporter Joe Johns on CNN Tonight, March 31.
Boycott An Total State, Even If It Hurts Black Companies There
“Whereas Jackie Robinson’s residence state enacts legal guidelines designed to maintain folks of shade from voting is past mere hypocrisy. It’s forcing gamers to take part in a humiliating sham, a digital minstrel present of racist propaganda….If the baseball gamers is not going to or can’t boycott, the customers should. Followers should boycott the Jackie Robinson Day recreation and the All Star Sport telecast on Fox….After sports activities, we boycott motion pictures filmed in Georgia and shopper companies primarily based there, like Delta Airways and Coca Cola. The record of financial punishments for racism, which we are able to accomplish, is countless. We already went via this shit with Georgia in 1862. And in 1962. Boycott Georgia.”
— Former MSNBC host Keith Olbermann in YouTube video posted March 26.