We can see this in the "Tea Party" gatherings with their misspelled signs, the accusations of Nazism and Socialism (terms most of them rather clearly could not define if their lives depended on it), and the not-very veiled racism.No wonder her political science students complain that she has a bias against students who don't share her political views. It's unfortunate that her drivel passes for enlightened, intellectual thinking by people on the Left in this country. If you don't agree with someone's political views, label them a bigot, racist, sexist or whatever buzzword is popular to toss around by people who cannot defend the failed policies of big government without resorting to name-calling. I suppose we should be thankful that she didn't also compare the tea party protesters to terrorists as Congressman Andre Carson did recently.
Friday, June 11, 2010
Sheila Kennedy Thinks Tea Party Protesters Are Racists Too
The former executive director of the Indiana Civil Liberties Union and political science professor at IUPUI, Sheila Kennedy, penned a recent column in Indiana's gay newspaper, The Word, entitled "I Just Don't Understand" where she laments the existence, past and present, of nativism, racism and homophobia. The former Republican couldn't pass up the opportunity to promote the common meme of American liberals that the Tea Party movement is just a bunch of ignorant, uneducated, white racists. Kennedy writes in her column: