How BLM & Democratic Party are Destroying MLK's Legacy (Pt.1)| Jason Riley | POLITICS | Rubin Report

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Published on 21 Jan 2021, 16:15
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Jason Riley, a writer at the Wall Street Journal and Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, about identity politics taking over the Democratic Party, how BLM and the modern day civil rights movement is destroying the message of Martin Luther King Jr., and why Thomas Sowell has enjoyed a renaissance with young black conservatives. Jason first discusses why he has some optimism for the Joe Biden cabinet picks that have been announced thus far, since they seem to be less woke than he feared. He is however very disturbed by the amount of influence Black Lives Matter and critical race theory have had on the Democratic Party and their proposed solutions for racial inequality. He points out how many people forget that under the liberal policies of Barack Obama the black community fared far worse than under Trump due to high unemployment. Polling data also indicates that race relations had gotten worse under Obama’s leadership. Jason discusses how even on MLK day we seem to have forgotten the importance of being judged by the content of our character and not the color of our skin. He is pessimistic about the growth of cancel culture and the demand for diversity training as a way of addressing racial inequality.

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