“The civil rights community wants perpetual discrimination — reverse discrimination, if you will — to continue, for political reasons,” Limbaugh said on his radio show. “This isn’t about making amends anymore.”
Efforts to avoid voter suppression, Limbaugh assured his listeners, were really about both “advancing liberalism” and keeping the African-American community angry and focused on “getting even” with Republicans.
“There’s no reason for it, just like there’s no reason for affirmative action anymore,” Limbaugh said, possibly alluding to the high court’s decision on Monday to send an affirmative action case back to a lower court. “Affirmative action was illegitimate in the first place.”
“It was clear, and those two votes were highly illustrative of attitudes everywhere,” he said. “Regardless [of] what the right thing to do was, nobody had the courage to do it because they were afraid of being called racists.”
Arturo R. García is the managing editor at Racialicious.com. He is based in San Diego, California and has written for both print and broadcast media, including contributions to GlobalComment.com, The Root and Comment Is Free. Follow him on Twitter at @ABoyNamedArt
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