On August 28th we published an Op-ed by the 603 Alliance celebrating the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech. The Concord Monitor published it as well, which produced a few comments and at least one uninformed LTE in the Monitor.
The 603 Alliance piece can be summed up in this line: “Now, 56 years later, King’s dream is all but forgotten by Democrats.” The left is obsessed with color over character.
The LTE published in response was by Jan Schaffer, titled “A Red Herring on Race.” 603 Alliance Board member Spec Bowers wrote an excellent response, which the Monitor did not, to the best of our knowledge, publish. Spec did such a fine job debunking Schaffer’s piece we felt obligated to share it.
Contrary to Jan Schaffer’s fact-free assertions (Monitor Opinion, Sept. 2), the Democratic party repeatedly judges people by the color of their skin.
If Schaffer had spent just a few seconds googling “Democratic committee fires staffers for being too white” she would have found many reports in the mainstream media, not even counting many more in alternative media.
A report in Politico was a prelude to the purge: “Some employees expressed anger during the meeting that the campaign arm’s executive and deputy directors are not people of color. Others complained that only a small number of people of color are in positions reporting directly to Jaslow.” Nobody complained that those people were ineffective, only that their skin color was not proper.
Reuters reported that “the DCCC was not recruiting or retaining non-white staffers in top positions.” The New York Post wrote that “Bustos had replaced more diverse staff members with white ones.” The Washington Post noted, “raised eyebrows that most of the newcomers were white.”
Similar stories about Democrats focusing on skin color appeared on CBS News, NBC News, and in the New York Times.
The Washington Examiner summarized the story this way: “The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the House Democrats’ powerful campaign arm, has just abruptly purged half a dozen staffers. Why? Because they are white. It appears that no one had anything against these particular staffers … except for the color of their skin.”
Republicans agree with Martin Luther King Jr’s dream that people “will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”
Democrats are the party that judges people by their skin color.
We’re not sure why the Monitor opted to end the discussion with Schaffer, but it was a disservice to their readers. Democrats are obsessed with skin color and have again become openly racist.
Not everyone in that party agrees with this and they deserve to know the truth and see the proof so they can work to bring them back from the brink.
While it was “good of them” to publish the original, it would have been even better to allow the redirect, seeing how thoroughly it disproved Shaffer’s premise.
Maybe that was their reason?