As Erik observed, conservatives and “libertarians” continue to be upset about the 1619 project, not because they have any empirical or substantive objection but because they object to doing such analysis in principle:
1. the first essay of the package is literally about the ways black americans loved this country despite its profound flaws and injustices. the idea that this is meant to “delegitimize” america is a helluva way to tell on yourself
2. there are other words besides “woke” https://t.co/zZOntrmRCj— b-boy bouiebaisse (@jbouie) August 18, 2019
Shapiro’s response is utterly devoid of any argument, just a bunch of buzzwords (GRIEVANCE-MONGERING) that take the superficial form of the argument; the expected rote response. But this is true comedy gold:
Exactly! Also, “blame America first,” I believe that’s the full Sean Hannity bingo card.
You will not be surprised to learn that Shapiro essayed a defense of Shelby County so galaxy-brained even John Roberts considered it unusable. But it makes more sense now; if you think things have never been better for immigrants to the United States thinking racist vote suppression is a thing of the past is nothing.