Cliven Bundy's pro-slavery, racist comments sour supporters

24 Apr 2014, 3:23 pm

Joel Gehrke Cliven Bundy's pro-slavery, racist comments have soured a lot of the conservative supporters who regarded his fight with the Bureau of Land Management as a good opportunity to question the federal government's control over vast swaths of federal land. “I want to tell you one more

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Bundy's Statements: Stupid and Appalling

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24 Apr 2014, 12:12 pm

Cliven Bundy’s racial rhetoric is indefensible, and it has inspired a lot of half-bright commentary from the left today directed at your favorite correspondent, mostly variations on this theme: Don’t you feel stupid for having compared him to Mohandas Gandhi? Short version: No. There i

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