“Reid’s comments were swiftly criticized by some on social media.”
MSNBC’s Joy Reid recently claimed that you can’t even say that slavery was bad in today’s Republican party. It was an idiotic and dishonest slur against the history curriculum in Florida. She said this to Michael Steele, who somehow used to be the chairman of the RNC.
MSNBC's Joy Reid: "You can't even say slavery was bad now in the Republican Party." pic.twitter.com/Dq7m5TYrF9
— Kevin Tober (@KevinTober94) July 28, 2023
FOX News mentioned my Twitter comment on this in their coverage:
MSNBC’s Joy Reid ridiculed for claiming ‘you can’t even say slavery was bad’ in the GOP anymore
MSNBC host Joy Reid garnered backlash after she claimed that members of the Republican Party are no longer allowed to say that slavery was terrible.
On Thursday, Republican presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis swiped at Rep. Byron Donalds, R-Fla., continuing to defend the state’s new school history curriculum.
DeSantis’ comments came after Donalds took issue with one of the lines from the new state standards, arguing “the attempt to feature the personal benefits of slavery is wrong & needs to be adjusted.” He called the rest of the standards “good, robust and accurate.”…
To provide some historical context, blogger and writer Mike LaChance reminded his Twitter audience that the Republican Party was founded to end slavery in the U.S.
The Republican party was founded to end slavery in the United States. https://t.co/7zWGyXWy1R
— Mike LaChance (@MikeLaChance33) July 28, 2023
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