Skip to comments.Who is the coward?
Posted on 02/19/2009 11:17:47 AM PST by yoe
Attorney General Holder has called America "a nation of cowards" when it comes to "things racial." According to Holder, "average Americans" are afraid to "talk enough with each other about race."
By using the word "cowards," Holder has gotten himself some attention, at least for today. That's ironic because his (long-winded speech) is 99 percent content free.
To add to the irony, in the one place where Holder introduces a little content, he demonstrates that he has no interest in genuine dialogue, and reveals himself to be a "coward" on "things racial."
Here is Holder on the crucial issue of "affirmative action" (a coward's name for race-based preferences):
There can, for instance, be very legitimate debate about the question of affirmative action. This debate can, and should, be nuanced, principled and spirited. But the conversation that we now engage in as a nation on this and other racial subjects is too often simplistic and left to those on the extremes who are not hesitant to use these issues to advance nothing more than their own, narrow self interest.
So in one breath, Holder calls for a frank discussion of race, rather than the normal polite talk that evades tough issues; in the next breath, he attempts to rule out of the debate positions that he finds "extreme" while demonizing those who hold them. In the one instance where Holder is willing to be specific, we learn that his real complaint is not the absence of candid discussion, but rather the articulation of positions he doesn't like.
We have plenty of problems as a nation. I doubt that insufficient discussion of race is one of them. But if it is, Holder's mindset is part of the problem, not part of the solution.
This guy is damn nuts!!!!
This bastard called me a racist coward. I am offended. I want payment for damages. What? I don’t qualify because of the place of birth of my grandparents?
I am amazed that people in such a priveleged position, afforded them through this wonderful country....would attack the very fiber that put them in such prosperity.
We know that Obama would have none of that.
Alan Keyes responds to Holder:
Hey Obama!....your appointments are racists! Why is he calling Americans cowards? What the hell are you doing Zero? Your bunch of nutty appointments and you can go to hell!
What did we do in November when we allowed this crew to take over? I will never talk to anyone about race as it becomes a monologue, not a dialogue. If I were to say anything nagative, I would be called racist etc. I just want to live and be left alone.
We’ve got our first affirmative action President.
What’s the problem?
(The stock markets heading back up yet?)
A nation of cowards enacted the 1964 Civil Rights Act. But what do I know?
Holder’s comments are not appreciated out here in the heartland.
I would suggest Holder get in his Escalade and cross the Hudson river or the Potomac and look around the rest of the US. He will be shocked at how inaccurate his comments are.
He is what I call an “Urban Redneck”. No common sense. No experience outside of the city he lives in. Just another “urban cracker”.
A nation of cowards established a Martin Luther King holiday. But what do I know?
A country preoccupied with one race’s notions of race will lose the race.
They (many of them) will always be slaves of one kind, or another.
...and this one:
But ok, I'll bite...let's discuss Asians.
Yeah...that's what I thought....
America is also afraid of using the 2nd amendment as it was intended to be used.. Instead the 2nd is identified for hunting or target practice.. NOT revolt..
Americans might have become cowards.. at least the ones Not in the military.. Pure genius getting all the Americans with any courage out of America into Iraq and Afganistan.. That way no revolt could happen.. Only cowards remain.. Eric Holder might seeing only the tip of a cowardice iceberg.. Cowardice toward race may be only a symptom..
Brilliant really.. Preparation for a coming President for Life.. and the socialist coup..
He is just reparations-agenda tweaking:
gay = happy = homosexual
coward = fearful = racist
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