The highly-entertaining triggering of the Left by Kanye West continued on Monday afternoon when the rapper tweeted a conversation he had with a man named Steve via text message that stated a horribly inconvenient truth about Democrats: they were the party of slavery.
“Abe Lincoln freed and protected the slaves and he was republican,” reads the message. “Republicans were the ones who’s helped black people … democrats protected the rights of the slave owners in the South.”
This, of course, is factually accurate and never ceases to trigger the Left fulminating with revisionist history and outrage. Monday was no exception. Here are some of the angry reactions of Hollywood elites and other leftists:
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) April 30, 2018
Tell your man yes the southern Dixiecrats WERE racist, BUT in 1964 LBJ signed the civil rights act and they left Dems to become southern base of the GOP, fact. Look up Nixon’s “southern strategy” Ye the Dodgers used to play in Brooklyn too,they’re not the same team playing I. LA
— Nik Carter (@TheNotoriousNIK) April 30, 2018
Kanye, please do your research https://t.co/v4Kmhd97EH
— Marlow Stern (@MarlowNYC) April 30, 2018
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Here’s a video from Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University Carol Swain at Prager University debunking the so-called “southern strategy”:
— KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) April 30, 2018
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