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Pete Buttigieg bends to pressure & says sorry for his 'racist' comments, but it benefits neither him nor black community

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Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg has bent a knee to the forces of social justice, issuing a mealy-mouthed apology for supposedly racist statements he made eight years ago. But will his supplication placate anyone?

“What I said in that comment before I became mayor does not reflect the totality of my understanding then and certainly now about the obstacles that students of color face in our system today,” Buttigieg told reporters on Wednesday in Iowa, giving them the “I was a different person” spiel so often deployed to assuage such controversies.

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Dennis Kaiser is an author and consultant focusing on individual rights. As a US citizen Dennis is deeply concerned over how our nation has fallen from being productive and full of hope to one where that hope is being stripped from the majority (more...)
 

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