Friday, May 24, 2013

Gregory Kane: Race-baiting Julian Bond is at it again

May 22, 2013 | 7:00 pm

Race-baiting Julian Bond is at it again.  This time Bond is defending the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of Tea Party groups. They're racist, you see, and hence deserving of the IRS' wrath and scrutiny.  Bond defended his position — and race baiting — in an op-ed piece he wrote for politics365.com. 

He called the piece "Racists Don't Like Being Called Racists."
Inveterate race baiters like Bond don't like being called inveterate race baiters, either. But back to Bond's op-ed.

"I have always suspected that racists don't like being called out for their racism," Bond wrote. "Now I have proof. When I told MSNBC's Thomas Roberts on May 14 that the Tea Party was 'the Taliban wing of American politics," a firestorm erupted. Arguing the IRS was correct to target them for extra scrutiny, I also said 'Here are a group of people who are admittedly racist, who are overtly political' and therefore worthy of IRS concern."

Notice Bond's criteria for making a group "worthy of IRS concern" and scrutiny. One is the group has to be overtly political. The second is it has to be "admittedly" racist.,,,,,But there are some double standards here. The Nation of Islam surely has some curious racial views — what with all that "whites-are-devils" thing — and some have accused the group of being anti-Semitic as well.....To Read More....

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