GOP attacked Obama by defending slavery one year ago; same attack made today on Kagan




The Republicans are at least consistent. They were for slavery a year ago. And today the RNC is attacking Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, Elena Kagan, for agreeing with Thurgood Marshall that the Constitution shouldn’t have approved of slavery. The exact same attach they launched against Obama almost exactly one year ago.

You’d think that recognizing that slavery was flawed would be an obvious point, but not in a party that appoints Republican Alabama Senator Beauregard Sessions as their point man on court nominees. With a southern Republican at the helm, suddenly slavery becomes a controversial topic. Republicans, and southern Republicans in particular, really need to get over their problem with blacks. And latinos. And gays. And women. And…


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