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|Quote (Wesley R. Elsberry @ April 03 2019,07:24)|
Hot-sauce Hillary describing a kkk member as a friend and mentor is a whole new level.
You're referring to Robert Byrd who at the time Hillary Clinton made those comments was a recently deceased *former* member of the KKK and who was eulogized thus by the NAACP?
NAACP MOURNS THE PASSING OF
U.S. SENATOR ROBERT BYRD
Longest Serving Member of Congress Became a
Champion for Civil Rights and Liberties
WASHINGTON, DC – The NAACP is saddened by the passing of United States Senator Robert Byrd. Byrd, the longest serving member of congress was first elected to the U.S. House from in 1952 and was elected Senator in 1958. Byrd passed away this morning at the age of 92.
“Senator Byrd reflects the transformative power of this nation,” stated NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous. “Senator Byrd went from being an active member of the KKK to a being a stalwart supporter of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act and many other pieces of seminal legislation that advanced the civil rights and liberties of our country.
“Senator Byrd came to consistently support the NAACP civil rights agenda, doing well on the NAACP Annual Civil Rights Report Card. He stood with us on many issues of crucial importance to our members from the reauthorization of the Voting Rights Act, the historic health care legislation of 2010 and his support for the Hate Crimes Prevention legislation,” stated Hilary O. Shelton, Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau and Senior Vice President for Advocacy and Policy. “Senator Byrd was a master of the Senate Rules, and helped strategize passage of legislation that helped millions of Americans. He will be sorely missed.”
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.
Is that the guy? Or did you have somebody else in mind?
Tu quoque is not a good argumentive method, and tu quoque based on misleading, false, or entirely invented material is even more pathetic than in its usual application, which is quite the trick.
I'm not impressed with the "but he has a black friend" defence, either.
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