When Doesn’t Blackface Matter? When Democrats Could Lose Virginia

Posted on Fri 02/08/2019 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~

Is the Left’s pontificating on racists and sexists really just projecting?

Take Virginia.

Virginian hypocrites: from left, Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, Attorney-General Mark Herring and Governor Ralph Northam

A circus of sanctimonious hypocrites.

Now none of them may quit, because that would clear the way for a Republican, the next in line, to take over. So the Democrats are suddenly very, very quiet.

Question: if any of the three men was called “Donald Trump”, what the Democrats and their media mates be saying now?

Note, I am not necessary saying any of these men should quit (or not until or unless the claims against Fairfax are proved).

I am saying, through, that Democrats and the media Left face a test here. What would they demand if one of these men were called Donald Trump? Or Brett Kavanaugh? Or Bill O’Reilly?

This could be a teaching moment, and not just of the Left’s ingrained hypocrisy – a characteristic failing of collectivists. It could also be the moment that they admit the hysteria of blackface has gone way, way overboard.

Sometimes blackface is indeed meant as a racist insult. Very often it is not. And sometimes it’s done as a tribute.

But ,of course, mobs and witch hunters don’t do such nuance.

Nor do race baiters looking to build careers on the wrecked reputations and terrified silence of others.

Andrew Bolt writes for the Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, and The Advertiser and runs Australia’s most-read political blog. On week nights he hosts The Bolt Report on Sky News at 7pm and his Macquarie Radio show at 8pm with Steve Price.

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