MSNBC's Wallace Lamely Claims 'There Isn't a Strain of Racism on the Left'

NewsBusters | 1/16/2019 | Staff
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On Tuesday's Deadline: White House, MSNBC host and former Republican Nicolle Wallace was in denial about the existence of racism within her new home on the left as she ridiculously claimed that "there isn't a strain of racism on the left."

Her comments came during a discussion of Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King's flirtations with white nationalists that have drawn condemnation from fellow Republicans.

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But the MSNBC host was overlooking several facets of racism that exist on the left that the dominant liberal media typically ignore.

At 4:42 p.m. Eastern, MSNBC contributor Rick Stengel fretted over voters who have supported Congressman King who may be sympathetic to white supremacists, leading fellow contributor Elise Jordan to complain that, unliked former President George W. Bush, President Donald Trump has not as forcefully condemned white nationalists. Wallace then commented:

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Part of the problem is we think -- this does not have a parallel on the left -- it doesn't. There isn't a strain of racism on the left. So I think that this gets brushed under the rug -- people sort of tolerate -- it's been normalized. Like you just said, they don't have anywhere else to go, so they attach to the Republican party.

She then posed: "The Republican party doesn't have to let them. How do Republicans sort of get back to doing something decent?"

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After MSNBC analyst and former Obama administration official Matthew Miller theorized that Repubicans are only condemning Congressman King because they lost control of the House, he suggested that Republicans ran a racist election campaign invoking "brown" people in the illegal immigrant caravan. Miller:

I think the problem for the Repubican party is, this is not the message of...
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