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    Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is questioning how terms such as "white nationalist" and "white supremacist" became offensive in the U.S.
    “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” King asked in an interview with The New York Times published on Thursday. “Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?”
    In 2018, he also defended his association with a far-right Austrian group with links to the Nazi Party and hard-line views on immigration.
    “If they were in America pushing the platform that they push, they would be Republicans,” King told The Washington Post last October.
    https://thehill.com/homenews/house/4...emacist-became

    I have to agree with him on that last point
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    Re: Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    https://thehill.com/homenews/house/4...emacist-became

    I have to agree with him on that last point
    Wow. It's absolutely incredible that he was dumb enough to say that out loud.

    It's also incredible that Iowans haven't booted him out of office yet.

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    Re: Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    The same people who piled on Tlaib for saying mother****er will remain perfectly silent or defend King for arguing the merits of White Supremacy.

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    Re: Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    What was he trying to say? O_o

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    Re: Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    Quote Originally Posted by Cardinal View Post
    The same people who piled on Tlaib for saying mother****er will remain perfectly silent or defend King for arguing the merits of White Supremacy.
    Of course. Conservatives are going to avoid this like the plague in hopes it'll just go away. Then we'll have another AOC dancing video or some other thing for conservatives to get upset about and fifty pages of responses in two hours.

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    Re: Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    Quote Originally Posted by Tigerace117 View Post
    Of course. Conservatives are going to avoid this like the plague in hopes it'll just go away. Then we'll have another AOC dancing video or some other thing for conservatives to get upset about and fifty pages of responses in two hours.
    The same people who lost their minds at Tlaib saying "mother****er" will also stay silent or find this funny:

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    Re: Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    The terms “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” aren’t offensive. What white nationalists and white supremacists stand for is offensive.
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    Re: Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    King is an idiot I'm glad he doesn't represent my state.

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    Re: Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    https://thehill.com/homenews/house/4...emacist-became

    I have to agree with him on that last point
    What he said is not surprising, he is all of these things. Should tell us something about the voters that got him elected.
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    Re: Steve King asks how terms 'white nationalist' and 'white supremacist' became offensive

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    https://thehill.com/homenews/house/4...emacist-became

    I have to agree with him on that last point
    Brain dead. Totally out of touch. Undeserved of his position of power.

    And it's all getting worse due to the guy in the White House exhibiting the same personal characteristics.
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