Dems Try to Shed Their Jim Crow Past with a Building Re-Naming

Dems Try to Shed Their Jim Crow Past with a Building Re-Naming

Richard B. Russell Senate Ofc Bldg. (Russell – inset)

Democrats named a building after a Jim Crow Democrat [that’s redundant], Richard Russell, and they’ve lived to regret it. When Senator John McCain died, bashing President Trump, even after drawing his last breath, with a politicized funeral, Chuck Schumer strongly suggested re-naming the building after McCain.

The idea went nowhere and Senator McConnell hopes to find a better memorial. Senator McCain is not without memorials, to include his library at the University of Arizona, a ship, an annual defense policy, and terminals at Sky Harbor. His real memorial is his role in pushing the fake dossier to damage the President and lying about his involvement.

As it happens, he knew all along about the dossier and fed it to BuzzFeed for publication.

Matt Bennett, co-founder of Third Way, a think tank, wants to ditch the Democrat segregationist and hoped McCain would be the one.

He said that hope fizzled out “like almost every other good, worthy idea in Trump’s Washington.”

“Rather than rename the building for an American hero and Senate titan [some of us would disagree with that], we are left with a monument to bigotry and civil rights obstructionism. It’s appalling, but it’s not surprising,” he said. “A human rights commission sounds like it might be a good idea. But John McCain deserves something big and chiseled in granite.”

McCain was a war hero and we are grateful for the courageous sacrifice he made for his country, but things went sour after that. His last act was an attempt to get the election overturned[…]

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