Thursday, September 22, 2016

If Ignorance Is Bliss…

… then Kathy Miller is over the moon.

The chair of Donald Trump’s campaign in a key Ohio county said there was “no racism” before the first black President was elected and blamed black Americans for their own failures over the last 50 years in an interview with the Guardian.

In video of the exchange, published on Thursday, Trump’s campaign chair for Mahoning County, Kathy Miller, told a reporter that blacks have had all the same opportunities as their white peers.

“If you’re black and you haven’t been successful in the last 50 years, it’s your own fault,” Miller said, adding that it’s time for blacks to “take responsibility for how they live.”

Asked if Trump’s campaign has surfaced a racist undercurrent in American society, the campaign chair replied, “I don’t think there was any racism until Obama got elected. We never had problems like this.”

She continued: “Now, with the people with the guns, shooting up neighborhoods, not being responsible citizens, that’s a big change, and I think that’s the philosophy that Obama has perpetrated on America. I think that’s all his responsibility.”

Miller also told the Guardian that she “never experienced” racism or segregation while growing up in the 1960s and said about the civil rights movement: “I never saw that as anything.”

Well, you heard it, folks.  There wasn’t any slavery in America, there was no Civil War, no Jim Crow, the KKK is a sewing circle, nobody got lynched, Emmett Til committed suicide, Brown vs. Board of Education was a softball game, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks did nothing out of the ordinary, and everything was roses and rainbows until that foreign-born secretly gay Muslim agitator got himself elected president and stirred up our happy coloreds.

The worst part is that about 40% of the country either agrees with her or are willing to elect people who do.

UPDATE: She’s resigned.

3 barks and woofs on “If Ignorance Is Bliss…

  1. The worst part of this demonstration of total ignorance is that she doesn’t know a single person of color unless it’s the woman who cleans her house or the guy who mows her lawn. This is how America lives – in enclaves walled off from each other. I don’t know how it will be solved but at least we can see ourselves in this mirror and know that unless something is done beyond mingling the races in school yards and cafeterias we’ll continue our criminal ignorance. Maybe the next generation can solve it.

    • That’s what we said about the last generation — the kids that grew up in the 1960’s would change everything. But it seems like the old retainers just keep on…

  2. She’s either a flat out bold faced liar, or lived in outer space in the 60’s. I saw the segregation/racism growing up. In schools, stores, towns, restaurants.
    She is proof: Ignorance is back in the building!!!

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