How DID the GOP Become the Party of White Supremacy So Fast?

It’s an eternal mystery.

IRWINTON, Ga., Jan. 21— G. Harrold Carswell, President Nixon’s Supreme Court nominee, during a campaign for the Georgia Legislature in 1948, made a speech in which he said that he would always be governed by the “principles of white supremacy.”

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One thought on “How DID the GOP Become the Party of White Supremacy So Fast?

  1. Damn right. It’s been there ever since the GOP made the decision to court the white supremacist vote to help slow its diminishing voter base. The Democrats slowly abandoned Jim Crow and a white supremacist platform, and the GOP picked it up. They have been blowing dog whistles from Nixon to Bush. But with Trump, they just sain screw it and put it front and center in their platform. “Very fine people.”

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