The Atlantic County chair, Keith Davis, continues to defend Grossman, insisting, “the man doesn’t have a racist bone in his body.” Really?
Honest question, in the era of President Donald Trump: How bigoted does a candidate have to be to lose the support of the Republican Party?
Seth Grossman, a Republican running for Congress in South Jersey, has long been spouting racist nonsense. He says the disadvantages blacks have faced throughout U.S. history have been “exaggerated.”
He argues blacks haven’t faced any real discrimination in the North since the 1920’s, and their real problem is laziness. “That is what is killing the African-American community, the idea that you can succeed without work, without achievement,” he said, “just because you can say, ‘Well, my great-great-granddaddy was treated unfairly.”
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He’s suggested that whites were to thank for ending slavery: “America didn’t create slavery. However, 350,000 mostly white Americans died to end it more than 150 years ago.” He’s said diversity is “crap,” and leads to Muslims killing Christians, and called Islam a cancer. And so on.
It’s all publicly documented. But not until Monday did the national Republican committee chair finally drop him.
The state chair, Doug Steinhardt, denounced Grossman’s “racist and bigoted speech” and said Wednesday, “Seth has never asked for our support. If he called me today and asked for it, the answer would be no.”
But as recently as June, Steinhardt was cheerleading for Grossman, calling him a “proven winner.”
And the Atlantic County chair, Keith Davis, continues to defend Grossman, insisting, “the man doesn’t have a racist bone in his body.” Really?
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Source:: New Jersey Real -Time News