As the Virginia General Assembly kicks off and the Democrats wring their hands over how much of their woke progressive agenda they can maintain now that they don’t have Governor Northam to abuse, the question remains as to how much longer Virginia Democrats are going to chain themselves to the Critical Race Theory millstone.
In Washington, the debate over the racially charged Democratic vote rigging bill is already making national waves as Senate Democrats are rejecting President Biden’s plan wholeheartedly as a losing proposition.
Yet among House Republicans, we are seeing the seeds of revolution as minority members are taking grave offense at resistance to Biden’s plan being labeled as Jim Crow 2.0:
Unfortunately, we are hearing the same message today that we have heard over and over again from the Democrats. That minority Americans are not smart enough, not educated enough, and are incapable of following basic law of the rules to vote in elections. I am personally offended by this narrative.
Jim Crow was a policy of racial segregation imposed by Southern Democrats during the 1890s in the wake of Plessy v. Ferguson, imposing a regime of separate but equal that was upended during the Eisenhower Administration in the 1950s and resisted on a massive scale by Southern Democrats well into the 1970s — many of whom remained prominent Democratic leaders (as evidenced by former Governor Ralph Northam and former Attorney General Mark Herring).