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Parties Have Changed


Last updated 6/21/2017 at 8:18pm

Either Michael Badger’s memory banks quit working in the mid 1960s or he has not bothered to keep abreast of the news since then. In either case, he cannot be a history buff, as he claims.

Badger is absolutely correct when he claims that Democrats were slaveholders, founded the KKK, imposed poll taxes and literacy tests to impede access by African Americans to the polls. And, indeed, many (Southern) Democrats and one Republican, John Tower of Texas, did oppose the Civil Rights Act in its final form as passed by the Senate. However, members of both parties strongly supported the Act in...

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